Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School was established in 1959, starting with grades 7, 8, and 9. Grades 10, 11, and 12 were eventually included and grade 7 removed (secondary school in Vancouver most commonly starts in the 8th grade, with elementary school covering kindergarten to grade 7). Tupper currently has a student population of approximately one thousand. It recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary on September 29, 2009 with hosts .
Family of schools
Feeder elementary schools of Sir Charles Tupper Secondary include:
Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School is known for its outstanding athletic achievements. In 2009-2010, the school's Wrestling, Bantam Boys Basketball, Senior Boys Basketball, Senior Rugby, and Bantam Boys Volleyball teams were Vancouver City Champions for the VSSAA (Vancouver Secondary Schools' Athletic Association) League. There have been many notable accomplishments at the provincial level, as well as various past successes in sports over the years.