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Penticton BC Real Estate Near Schools.

If you are planning to relocate to Penticton BC real estate this summer, finding a great school is necessary. Come fall, you will want to ensure that your child has a great school to attend. In this month’s article, we will be focusing on the secondary and post-secondary schools in Penticton.

We have previously written comprehensive posts about the middle and elementary schools in the area for your convenience. Our article, “Homes For Sale in Penticton Near Middle Schools!”  provides all sorts of useful information about the middles schools in the area. Similarly, the articles “Houses in Penticton Near Schools!” and “ Schools near Penticton housing for sale!” contain information about the elementary schools in the area. Be sure to check them out for help finding the right school for your child.

Follow along below to learn more about the secondary and post-secondary institutions in Penticton. 

Secondary Schools Near Penticton BC Real Estate. 

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Penticton Secondary School

Penticton Secondary School is a grade 9-12 school located on Eckhardt Avenue East. PSS was the first secondary school in Penticton. The school is currently (2022) operated by principal Chris Van Bergeyk and vice-principals Bo Boxall and Jennifer Wingham. The school’s bell schedule is from 8:30 am until 3:00 pm with a 40-minute lunch break. 

PSS has a cafeteria that has a new menu every week! Students have different options to choose from during break and at lunch. In addition, there are a variety of extracurricular activities like athletics, clubs, and leadership opportunities. For instance, wellness club, chess club, bike maintenance club, and astronomy club. The school offers athletics like basketball, volleyball,  curling, rugby, tennis, track and field, ultimate frisbee, and golf. Furthermore, the school offers a variety of health and wellness resources. As well as, in-school counselling. Additionally, PSS is recognized as a middle years International Baccalaureate school.

Princess Margaret Secondary School

Princess Margaret Secondary School (or Maggie), is a 9-12 school located on Green Avenue West. The principal of Maggie is Roger Wiebe and the vice-principal is Marci Butler. The school begins at 8:30 am and ends at 3:02 pm each day. The school has a cafeteria with a range of foods from mac and cheese to chow mein. A list of the foods and prices can be found here. The school also has counselling services for any students who need it. Furthermore, Maggie offers French Immersion, AP and International Baccalaureate programs to its students. 

The Maggie Mustangs have an extensive athletic program that competes year-round. Sports include: hockey, soccer, volleyball, cross country, swimming, basketball, badminton, track and field, tennis, rugby and golf. 

Summerland Secondary School

Summerland Secondary School is located on Main Street in the Summerland area. This school is run by principal Alan Stel and vice-principal Terry Grady. Summerland Secondary begins promptly at 8:25 am and ends at 2:59 pm each day. SSS has a prominent Aboriginal Education program for students in attendance at the school. Similar to Princess Margaret and Penticton Secondary school, SSS also has its own cafeteria and menu. Moreover, they offer athletics such as basketball, volleyball, rugby, and more! 

Post Secondary Institutions in Penticton.

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Penticton has two primary post-secondary schools available to its residents. The first is Sprott Shaw College, which offers a variety of business and administration programs.  The Penticton Sprott Shaw College campus is located on Skaha Lake Road. Many people attend this college for its excellent practical nursing program and health care assistant program. Furthermore, the school is located near several local bus routes and is neighbours with the Cherry Lane Mall. 

The second post-secondary institution in Penticton is Okanagan College. Okanagan College’s Penticton campus offers a wide range of programs in all areas. For instance, Adult Special Education, Arts, Business, Continuing Studies, Tourism and Food, Health and Social Development, Office Administration, Science, Technology, Trades, and Upgrading. At the OC’s Penticton campus, it comes as no surprise that viticulture and wine studies is one of the most popular programs. The school is minutes away from the lake and offers great educational programs.

Choose Sprott Shaw College or the Okanagan College when you live in Penticton BC real estate. 

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There are a number of secondary and post-secondary options for students living in Penticton. For more information on the schools in the area contact us today or visit the SD67 website. We are happy to help you with any questions you may have about Penticton BC real estate. Be sure to reach out with any concerns or inquiries about a property. We look forward to working with you soon!

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