Powell River School District is situated on the northern tip of the Sunshine Coast and serves a student population of approximately 2500 students. There are six elementary schools (Grades K-7), one secondary school (Grades 9-12), an alternate school and a Distributed Learning program to support home-learning families called Partners in Education (PIE). The newly established district French Immersion program is currently only available at James Thomson Elementary, the program is in it's first year of implementation. A CADRE program is available through Brooks Secondary school, in conjunction with SD #93.
The district has many programs available that provide choice and alternatives to respond to the diversity of student need.