About CMSD #82

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We desire for all students to enhance their engagement, opportunities and choices through personalized learning that supports achieving success and realizing their potential.

Coast Mountains School District 82

  • serves a student population of approximately 4,200 students
  • 19 schools including three alternate programs and a trades learning centre that encompasses — dual-credit, distance learning and continuing education programs with over 800 employees (casual employees included)
  • an operating budget of approximately $66 million and the geographical area covered by the district is of equivalent size to the country of Finland.

In Coast Mountains School District 82, we are proud of our successes and positive impact on students’ lives. 

Our Board of Education remains committed to putting students at the center of everything we do with special thanks to the hard work and commitment of our staff who are highly skilled, motivated and committed to the well-being, inclusion and success of our students in all of our schools. 

We are always challenging ourselves to be even better for our students.

The school district includes the main communities of the Hazeltons, Kitimat, Kitwanga, Stewart, Terrace and Thornhill. The Board of Education office is located in Terrace with Kitimat a forty‐five minute drive from the head office, Kitwanga one hour, the Hazeltons one and a half hours, and Stewart three and a half hours.

CMSD #82 Located in beautiful Terrace BC


Our Vision:

Creating opportunities for learning, and opportunities for life.

Our Mission:

Coast Mountains School District supports learners in achieving success and realizing their potential as educated citizens.

Our Goals:

The Board of Education for Coast Mountains School District 82 has a commitment to…

Raise literacy and numeracy levels for all our learners.
Graduation for every learner; crossing the stage with dignity, purpose and options.
Enhance learner engagement, opportunities and choice through personalized learning.


Learn with Coast Mountains Schools District...

in our safe, friendly communities and take with you an international experience that will meet your personal education goals and enrich your life! 

Join our learning community! Follow the links below to learn more about our school district and how you (or someone you know) can start the process towards joining our International Student Program:


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