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1080 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam, BC, V3J 0M6| Phone: 604-939-9201| Contact Us
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Learning for a Lifetime
Encompass 10-12

Encompass 10-12 supports youth in Grades 10-12.  Students learn in small structured groups within a quiet and self-paced setting.  The program focusses on addressing the unique ways in which students learn and places a key emphasis on the home-school partnership.  Core academic courses and a smaller variety of electives at Encompass allow students to complete a Dogwood Diploma.  Students can be cross-enrolled in mainstream schools to access additional elective(s) The program is intended for students who have difficulty establishing a productive connection with mainstream school and find purposeful engagement difficult to manage.  Encompass works in tandem with families and caregivers to provide a supportive program for students. 


Encompass 10-12 provides a pathway towards graduation that is individualized and student-centered. Through a self-paced and supported approach, students can graduate at Encompass or work toward a return to learning and graduation in a mainstream setting.  Flexibility in scheduling and a focus on 1:1 communication with teachers is central at Encompass 10-12 and the program prioritizes social practice in academic and peer-concentrated settings.  The program is individualized and focused on student interests and the goals in their SLP (Student Learning Plan) which is the guiding document for program planning and assessment. ​

​Features and Benefits

  • Family involvement in student learning
  • Individualized programming based on student needs, abilities and interests
  • Differentiated instruction and assessment methods
  • Focus on social-emotional support and student-centered planning
  • Self-paced programming and flexible scheduling​


Encompass 10-12 students:

  • Attend 3-4 half days per week
  • Participate in drop-ins outside of regular schedule
  • Intetgrate elective(s) at mainstream sites into their schedules where applicable
  • Access parent support for learning outside of school schedule​

Community Partnerships

Encompass 10-12 works with Tri-Cities Child and Youth Mental Health and a range of community supports for youth and families on an ongoing basis.​

Eligibility Criteria & Referral Information

Referrals to Encompass 10-12 are initiated by a student's neighbourhood school.  Students from out of district must register at their home school as direct referrals to Encompass 10-12 cannot be made for out of district students.  All referrals are considered through School-Based Team processes in collaboration with mainstream schools and Encompass 10-12 intake procedures.  The program has a maximum capacity.​


School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

1080 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3J 0M6
604-939-9201 604-939-7828