Oak Bay High School

  • Location

    Victoria, BC

The replacement Oak Bay High School continues a legacy of academics, athletics, and fine arts. Supporting a population of 1,300 students, the facility showcases 21st century learning principles by focusing on flexible learning environments, informal collaborative spaces, visual connections, and generous natural light and ventilation.

Community Impact

Design Response

Integrated at the heart of the community, the facility supports a new chapter in the school’s rich traditions. It includes a state-of-the-art performing arts facility, sports fields and a Neighbourhood Learning Centre which supports teen programs, daycare and other community activities. The creative integration of salvaged wood and artifacts from the previous school have become feature elements in the new, 21st Century school.

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  • Innovation

    LEED Gold Certified

Oak Bay High is a great example of our vision for B.C. schools, where the school is part of the community and the community is part of the school. It will be a place where students can gain the skills they need to succeed in the future and residents can access the performing arts theatre and a wide range of services at the Neighbourhood Learning Centre.

Peter Fassbender, Former Minister of Education