School District 71 – Comox Valley

2505 Smith Road, Courtenay BC V9J 1T6

Phone: 250-337-5300   Fax: 250-337-2310

Toll Free: 1-800-663-7925


Hours: 8:30am – 4pm

Mission Statement:

To support successful learning by providing student-centered, teacher-directed, online learning services through the use of diverse technologies and community partnerships.

Programs & Services:

  • Online courses for students from kindergarten to adult
  • Courses are taught and facilitated by BC certified teachers
  • Secure online classrooms not only provide dynamic curriculum delivery, but rich community interaction, such as clubs (photography, book, etc), student council, presentations and more
  • Blended programs (Compass – Fine Arts eCademy) available in Courtenay and Nanaimo provides regular face-to-face student-teacher and student-student interaction

Navigate is an award winning school, recognized nationally and internationally for our innovative approach to blended learning. We’ve taken the lead in implementing the new BC curriculum, building unique and flexible learning options for every student that focus on each student’s unique interests and abilities. This flexibility allows us to meet a diverse range of student needs, abilities, and learning styles including:

•          Special Education

•          High Performance Athletes

•          Mental & Medical Health Supports

•          Accelerated Learning

Navigate is both an online school and campus located in the Comox Valley in SD71. Our school offers the kind of custom education options you’d expect from a private school without expensive tuition fees. We provide a wide range of K-12 programs, international language courses, and adult education opportunities that are as unique as the families we work with. Whether you live in the Comox Valley, the lower mainland, or a remote coastal village, Navigate offers a learning path to a meaningful education.