Gulf Islands School District is located in the Salish Sea (Strait of Georgia) and is home to five island communities — Salt Spring, Pender, Galiano, Mayne, and Saturna as well as Windsor House School in North Vancouver.
The District currently serves 1700 students and is proud of its quality programming; including successful Aboriginal programming, thriving International Program, performing arts academy, ecological, nature-based, and late French Immersion programs.
We place students at the heart of our work and aspire to the values of trust, responsibility, opportunity, sustainability, collaboration, and diversity.
The Gulf Islands enjoy Canada’s mildest climate with cool wet winters and warm dry summers. The area is home to large numbers of artists, trees, marine life, and spectacular scenery.
SD64 Framework for Enhancing Student Learning
The Framework for Enhancing Student Learning is available in PDF format.
Ministry Information about Student Assessment Changes for 2016/2017
Three documents from the Ministry of Education are available about graduation and assessment:
(District Commitment to Student Learning: 2014-2017)
The complete District Achievement Contract is available in PDF format.
For convenience, the District Goals are listed here:
All students are progressing toward greater competency in foundation skills.
All students experience a successful transition from school to their adult lives.
To pursue the goals of the Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement district-wide.