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Oak Bay High School Replacement Project

The new Oak Bay High School and neighbourhood learning centre provides a modern, integrated learning environment that serves students as well as the entire Oak Bay community.

Photo credit: Times Colonist

Oak Bay High School Replacement Project

Project Details

Project Description: The new school was designed to accommodate up to 1,300 students enrolled in grades 9 – 12 education programs. Students benefit from a new 21st century learning environment designed to facilitate personalized learning. The school includes a performing arts facility and a neighbourhood learning centre to host seniors’ programs, day care and other community programs.

The building was designed to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification and maximize the use of wood in accordance with the Province’s Wood First Act.

Client: Greater Victoria School District
Capital Cost: $52 million
Partner: Farmer Construction Ltd.
Project Status: Operational
Project Website: Click to access website
Case Study: Click to access case study


Request for Qualifications issued July 11, 2012
Request for Qualifications closed August 15, 2012
Shortlist announced October 25, 2012
Request for Proposals issued February 4, 2013
Contract award June 27, 2013
Construction to begin July 8, 2013
Construction completed August, 2015

Project Updates

Procurement Documents

Project Map

Project Contacts

Project Contact:

Catherine Silman

Media Contact:

Seamus Howley
Greater Victoria School District #61

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