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We are honoured to be learning on the Traditional Territory of the Swxwú7mesh Úxwumixw and St’át’yemc Nations.

SD 48 School Registration is Back Open

SD 48 School registration is open until September 3rd at 4:00 p.m.

UPDATE: Ministry of Education & Grade 12 Transcripts

As parents may be aware, some BC Grade 12 students may have had incorrect exam results on their final transcripts, caused by an “anomaly” in the tabulation of provincial exams. 

The BC Ministry of Education reviewed each June 2019 exam result to ensure student grades are accurately reflected on their transcripts and we are pleased to share that the issue has been resolved.

Please click here to go directly to the Student Transcript Service website.

Click here for a message from the Minister of Education, Rob Fleming. 

Questions About Student Registration, Enrolment & Placement?

Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is closed for the summer and opens again on August 26th at 8:30am and stays open until September 3rd at 4:00pm.

You need to register your child at their catchment school. Click here to find out what forms and documents you need to bring when you register your child.

We encourage you to review our Board Policy 502 Student Registration, Enrolment and Placement  to help clarify the registartion and placement process.

We look forward to welcoming your child in September!

Measles Immunization Catch-up Campaign

On March 20th, the Minister of Health and the Minister of Education announced the launch of a provincial measles immunization catch-up campaign for school age children across BC.

Running from April to June 2019, the goal of the campaign is to immunize as many children for measles as possible in grades K to 12. Clinics will be held in our schools before the end of the school year, with dates announced later in the spring.

Click here for more information. 

Sharing Success: Our Latest Six Year Completion Rates

We’re pleased to share our graduation completion rates from the 2017-2018 school year. We’re proud of the amazing work of our graduates and grateful to all members of our school community who all contribute to the success of our students.

The Ministry of Education provides data on the percentage of students who graduate from high school within 6 years of entering grade 8.  The following table shows our results since the 2012-2013 school year:

YearResidentAboriginal Total
2012-201388.4%72.8%82.1%
2013-201492.9%81.1%81.7%
2014-201592%77.9%75.2%
2015-201689.9%81.7%79.8%
2016-201796.9%86.1%93.3%
2017-2018100%95.3%97.3%


Sea to Sky School District Sees Huge Increase in Indigenous Graduation Rates – CBC News, June 25, 2018

As the end of the school year approaches and students across the province prepare for graduation, one district in particular is celebrating significant success.

Indigenous students in the Sea to Sky school district had a graduation rate of 86.1 per cent in the 2016-17 school year — up from 35 per cent in 2009.

That’s compared to a provincial average of 66 per cent for Indigenous students.

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Photo credit: David Buzzard

School District No. 48’s principal of Aboriginal education, Susan Leslie, says the high graduation rate is the result of a district-wide push to restructure their approach to learning.

“This is on every level,” said Leslie. “We’re led as a district by the goals and commitments that we co-created through our strategic plan.”

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Quick Links

School District No. 48 (Sea to Sky)
PO. Box 250, 37866 2nd Avenue
Squamish, BC  V8B 0A2
Telephone: 604-892-5228
Fax: 604-892-1038
 
 

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