About Us

We are a K-5 school with a population of 182 students offering a rich programme of instruction for all learners. Located one block from the ocean, we are in the heart of James Bay and are partnered with the James Bay Community Centre in providing a wide range of educational services for our students and community.
If you are currently a part of our community we thank you for your continued support. If you would like to be a part of our community, please come and visit us and see why James Bay Community School is such and exciting and dynamic place for learners of all ages.

We are an integrated community centre and school which offers a host of services few other schools can offer. For example, we have all of the following services on site in one location:

  • Strongstart
  • A daycare programme
  • Before school care
  • After school care
  • All day school for Kindergarten through Grade 5
  • After school sports and arts activities
  • Friday evening Youth Getaways

and much much more!

Our teaching and support staff are tremendously capable and very dedicated to ensuring that your child grows and learns in an environment which is respectful, academically challenging and which has the highest standards of professionalism. There is also a very strong focus on “we”. Simply stated, we (James Bay Community School and the James Bay Community Centre) all work together as a team to ensure a rich, comprehensive and consistent environment to support your child’s learning.

Important dates 2023-2024

The Greater Victoria School District wishes to recognize and acknowledge the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations on whose traditional territories we live, we learn, and we do our work.