School District 71 Comox Valley

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School District 71 Comox Valley
Location
Courtenay
Comox, Courtenay, Cumberland, Denman Island, Hornby Island in Vancouver Island
Canada
District information
Superintendent Dean Lindquist
Asst. Superintendent(s) Tom Demeo
Schools 23
Budget CA$74 million
Students and staff
Students 8300
Other information
Website www.sd71.bc.ca

School District 71 Comox Valley is a school district on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. This includes the communities of Courtenay, Comox and Cumberland as well as the surrounding rural areas and the adjacent islands of Denman and Hornby.

History[edit]

The Comox School district was formed July 30, 1870 while the area was still part of the Colony of Vancouver Island.

Schools[edit]

School Location Grades
Airport Elementary School Lazo K–7
Arden Elementary School Courtenay K–7
Aspen Park Elementary School Comox K–7
Brooklyn Elementary School Comox K–7
Courtenay Elementary School Courtenay K–7
Queneesh Elementary School Courtenay K–7
Cumberland Community School Cumberland K–9
Denman Island Community School Denman Island K–7
Aspen Park Elementary School Comox K–7
École Puntledge Park Elementary School Courtenay K–7
École Robb Road Elementary Comox K–7
Georges P. Vanier Secondary School Courtenay 8–12
Highland Secondary School Comox 8–12
Hornby Island Community School Hornby Island K–7
Huband Park Elementary School Courtenay K–7
Lake Trail Middle School Courtenay 8–10
Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School Courtenay 8–12
Miracle Beach Elementary School Black Creek K–7
Nala`atsi Alternate Courtenay 10–12
Navigate - NIDES (North Island Distance Education School) Merville K–12
Royston Elementary School Royston K–6
Glacier View Secondary Centre Courtenay 7–12
Valley View Elementary School Courtenay K–7

Former Schools[edit]

School Location Grades Fate
Cumberland Junior School Cumberland 7–9 Merged with Cumberland Elementary School due to a dwindling student body, to form the Cumberland Community School in 2015–16.
Cumberland Elementary School Cumberland K–6 Merged with Cumberland Junior School due to its dwindling student body, to form the Cumberland Community School in 2015–16.
Brooklyn Elementary School Comox K–4 Merged with Cape Lazo Middle School to form the current Brooklyn Elementary School in 2014–15.
Cape Lazo Middle School Comox K–7 Merged with the original Brooklyn Elementary School to form the current Brooklyn Elementary School in 2014–15.
Union Bay Elementary School Union Bay K–6 or 7 Closed due to dwindling number of students in the late 1990s or early 2000's, and remaining students and faculty merged into Royston Elementary School.
Aspen Park Middle School Comox 7–9 Closed in 2001 as part of the districts failed attempt to eliminate its middle schools, and opened as the current K–7 Aspen Park Elementary School.
Courtenay Junior School Courtenay 7-9 Converted to a Secondary School in 2001 as part of the district's failed attempt to eliminate its middle schools and was renamed as Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School.
Glacier View Elementary School Comox K–6 or 7 Closed in the early-mid 2000s, and converted into the current 7–12 Glacier View Secondary Centre.
Tsolum Elementary School Merville K–6 or 7 Closed in the early-mid 2000s, and converted into the current K–12 Navigate - NIDES (North Island Distance Education School).

Grade System[edit]

  • Elementary: K–6 or7
  • Middle: 7–9
  • Secondary: 8–12

See also[edit]

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