Norma Rose Point Elementary School Information
Norma Rose Point Elementary School
If you have ever thought about buying a home with UBC Real Estate and raising a family in UBC’s pristine neighborhoods, now is a good time to consider your children’s schooling options.
Norma Rose Point Elementary brings new life to the area by replacing the old University Hill Secondary School on Acadia road. The school will consist of two major wings, one for Kindergarten to grade 5 and the other wing for grades 6 – 8. The school’s construction is on track for occupancy in time for classes of September 2014.
The school was named after a locally renowned educator, and Musqueam elder Norma Rose Point. The vision for UBC’s education system has established itself over the last ten years which includes a vision of two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. When the number of students requires it, a third elementary school will be planned to be built in Wesbrook Village.
Vancouver School Boards’ director of instruction, field services team, Robert Schindel said that in order to achieve this vision the VSB needs to re-align the current grade configuration at both the University Hill Elementary and Secondary Schools.
A few important milestones to note:
- Norma Rose Point Elementary School officially opens and will offer K – 7 during its first year
- University Hill Elementary School will begin to offer K – 5, students will attend Norma Rose Point for grades 6 and 7
- University Hill Secondary will continue to offer grades 8 through 12.
- Norma Rose Point begins to offer grade 8 courses, University Hill Elementary will offer K- 5 and University Hill Secondary will offer courses from grade 9 – 12.
Benefits of Purchasing Real Estate Near University Hill Elementary School
If you're thinking of purchasing real estate in the UBC community it's important to add that the neighborhood is forward thinking, rich with diverse culture and its known for having some of the best schools in the Country. Norma Rose Point Elementary will help the neighborhood to continue to thrive. Hampton Place and East Campus both offer ideal listings for families interested in enrolling their children in the new school. Norma Rose Point Elementary is going to be situated very close to Hampton Place which was the first UBC neighborhood and is home to plenty of young families with children. The new elementary school will also be very close to East Campus on Acadia Rd.