School District No. 85 covers a total of 22,416 square kilometers on the traditional territory of the Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw nations. Our district employs approximately 500 employees, 100 (FTE) teachers and administrators, and 130 support staff for approximately 1300 students in 10 schools.
School District No. 85 currently has nine bus routs which service the communities of Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Fort Rupert, Coal Harbour, Port Alice, Sointula, Alert Bay, Woss Lake, Quatsino, and Holberg.
School District No. 85 currently has seven elementary schools including one elementary/junior school. Our elementary schools are located in Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Port Alice, Alert Bay, and Sointula.
School District No. 85 currently has three secondary schools including one alternative learning centre. Our secondary schools are located in Port Hardy and Port McNeill.