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The Central Okanagan Public School District is the 5th largest district in British Columbia with over 24,000 students in 47 modern and spacious schools.  Our district exceeds provincial and national averages in both student achievement and graduation rates.  We offer a full range of  academic and elective courses including  AP programs, fine arts, technology education  and specialty academies.  All of our schools provide a wide  variety of  athletics  and extra-curricular activities for our students.   Our  BC certified teachers and specialized support staff are dedicated to helping all students experience success in their studies. 
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The Central Okanagan hosts a vibrant, 98% English speaking community, and is ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. We have a population of 200,000 people and host both urban and rural locations.  We offer excellent recreational opportunities, outstanding arts and entertainment and with four seasons of outdoor activities,.  The Central Okanagan is  a top tourist destination.
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We offer exceptional education in a beautiful community with exciting educational, recreational and cultural activities.  There are optional sightseeing trips to the Rocky Mountains, Edmonton, Victoria and Vancouver.  There are district approved home stay families who provide safe and nurturing home stay experiences. We also have full time home stay coordinators and offer 24/7 emergency phone support for students to help them feel supported and safe.  There are many other opportunities available to our students through our partnerships with Okanagan College and the University of British Columbia.

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Central Okanagan Public Schools  welcome international students from around the world into our high quality educational programs. We offer short-term and long term opportunities for international students at the elementary, middle and high school levels. International students are invited to study alongside Canadian students in one of our 5 high schools, 7 middle schools or 31 elementary schools for short-term placements ranging from three months to one year.

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We invite students to participate in educational, recreational, cultural, and themed events throughout the year.  Monthly activities are included in our program costs. Activities are designed for students to experience a variety of local and Canadian activities. Students can also choose optional trips to Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Calgary and the Rocky Mountains throughout the year.

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