School District 72 is located on the east coast of central Vancouver Island, extending north to Sayward and south to Oyster River. The district also includes the outer islands of Read, Cortes, and Quadra. The area has a combined population of approximately 43,000 residents.
The school district serves approximately 5,240 students in 20 schools and administers a yearly budget of approximately $57 million.
School District 72 is dedicated to the achievement of personal excellence for all members of its learning community; staff, students, and parents alike. Our core values of learning is central; collegiality is essential; and respect is fundamental drive how we operate and make decisions and each day our district strives for students who are literate, numerate and socially responsible.