Steeped in Tradition: Abbotsford Senior Secondary is a school with a 67 year history of excellence in education, sports, extra-curricular activities, and Panther spirit! At one time, Abbotsford Senior was the only public high school in Abbotsford. It opened its doors in September of 1955 and many of our community and educational leaders are proud alumni of the school.
Our $45 million renovation / rebuild has now been completed...the building has been constructed to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold standards, which would make it one of the first schools in the province to attain that level of sustainable and green design, according to district officials. The structure will have features that promote water efficiency, energy conservation, and employ recycled, reused or renewable materials.
We have a population of approximately 1150 students and 120 staff. In addition to the regular BC Provincial curriculum, Abbotsford Senior Secondary is proud to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP since 1984), District Career Programs, ISP (Integrated Studies Program), and a Sport and Human Performance program (Soccer Focus). Our academic subjects and school programs are supported by a wide variety of electives. Our Visual and Performing Arts Department offers Visual Arts, Drama, Jazz, Band, Guitar, and Drumline courses. Our Business Education courses, Industrial Arts and Technology Courses also offer excellent practical and creative challenges. As there are a wide variety of extra-curricular activities offered at Abby Senior. Students are able to participate in numerous sports, the Snowball Tournament, Key Club, Student Leadership, HIB Leadership.