Revelstoke Secondary School

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Revelstoke Secondary
1007 Vernon Avenue, PO Bag 5100
Revelstoke, British Columbia, V0E 2S0
Coordinates 50°59′30″N 118°12′05″W / 50.9918°N 118.2013°W / 50.9918; -118.2013Coordinates: 50°59′30″N 118°12′05″W / 50.9918°N 118.2013°W / 50.9918; -118.2013
School type Public, high school
School board School District 19 Revelstoke
School number 1919003
Administrator Mike Hooker
Principal Greg Kenyon
Staff 41
Grades 8-12
Enrollment ~400
Language English, French
Colour(s) Red, White
Team name Avalanche

Revelstoke Secondary is the only public high school in Revelstoke, British Columbia part of School District 19 Revelstoke. Early in the 2012 school year a transition was made from the old school into a new 40 million dollar project, built directly beside the old building. The new school building is one of the most modern and environmentally friendly schools in Canada and includes a 275-seat theatre, an oversized gymnasium, a fitness room, a fully equipped library, two computer labs, woodwork and automotive shops, an art room, a drama facility, food services, a music/band room, science labs, a home economics area, and general student services spaces.

Revelstoke Secondary School (RSS) is known for its incredibly strong track and field team and athletic program which is complemented by a vibrant music and visual arts program. The students at RSS have above-average academic results as measured by the BC Ministry of Education, and most recently was tied for first among all the secondary schools in British Columbia.[1]