About SD22

Welcome to School District 22

Geographically located on ancestral syilx territory in south-central British Columbia, School District 22 serves the communities of Vernon, Coldstream, Lavington, Lumby, and Cherryville, providing excellent educational services to a diverse group of students. The area is home to members of the Okanagan Indian Band (OKIB), Metis, Inuit, and Off-Reserve First Nations students. We welcome a growing immigrant and refugee population as part of the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot (RNIP) program and host approximately 300 international students annually. We offer a wide variety of educational programs including but not limited to French Immersion, vLearn – District Online Learning (DOL), opportunities for Trades Training and Secondary Apprenticeships, school and district-based alternative programs, as well as numerous sports and specialty Academies. The district employs 1,317 staff and operates on a budget of $131 million. The mission of SD22 is to inspire and nurture students to thrive in their learning, relationships, and community. Our motto is: Dream. Believe. Achieve.

We are a diverse community of learners including:

  • 9200 students
  • 1317 staff
  • 19 schools – 14 elementary, 5 secondary, 1 District Online Learning (DOL) school (vLearn), & 1 alternate program
  • 7 Board of Education Trustees

Staff (as of Sept. 30, 2022):

  • 619 teachers (Continuing Contract)
  • 532 support staff
  • 69 senior staff, principals and vice-principals, and exempt staff

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