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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Learning for a Lifetime
École Irvine Elementary

​​This webpage provides information and updates on the seismic replacement of École Irvine Elementary School, which is located in Port Coquitlam.

Currently, students who reside on Burke Mountain and who are interested in French Immersion may attend Irvine Elementary as it is the closest French Immersion school. ​

Updates (from newest to oldest)

Parking lot completed. Final landscaping is underway (September 2023)


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Parking lot is nearing completion. (June 2023)

Occupancy achieved and moved into new school. Deconstruction of old building complete, parking lot construction is ongoing (April 2023)​

Occupancy achieved and moved into new school (June 2022)

Construction of parking lot beginning (October 2022)

Deconstruction of old building (complete November 2022)​

Occupancy achieved and moved into new school (June 2022)

Dear Members of the École Irvine Elementary Community, (February 2022)

The construction of the new school is continuing to progress towards completion. The steel building installation  and precast concrete work are all complete. Exterior cladding, interior finishes , millwork installation, roofing, electrical, and plumbing are all ongoing. 

Moving to the new school is anticipated in Spring 2022 with other phases of the project such as the demolition of the current building and the building of the new parking lot to follow.

Dear Members of the École Irvine Elementary Community, (May 2021)

The construction of the new school is progressing. The building's underground work and slab on grade are complete. The steel building installation is ongoing. Precast concrete work has also started.  We will continue to update you as the project progresses.  

​Construction of Replacement School (Ongoing​)

École Irvine Elementary School Construction Notice (August 2020)

École Irvine Elementary School Update (July 2020)​

Ecole Irvine Elementary School Update (April 2, 2020)

Dear École Irvine Elementary School Community

We are happy to report that our Building Permit from the City of Port Coquitlam is ready to issue once we have a contractor onboard for the seismic replacement of École Irvine Elementary School.  We are pleased to see this project moving forward; however, the evolving COVID-19 situation will be a factor in the timeline for beginning the new school construction.   We thank you for your patience and we look forward to providing additional updates to you regarding this project in the coming weeks.      

Permitting Process Underway (October 2019)

Irvine Elementary Update March 2019 (March 2019)

Design development stage underway (January 2019)

Irvine Elementary Design Community Open House  on May 23, 2018 - Architect Presentation

Irvine Elementary Design Community Open House on May 23, 2018 - Invitation

Design plans are being developed (April 2018)

Irvine students engage in new school visioning (February 2018)

SD43 receives $24.3 million for a new École Irvine Elementary School (January 2018)

At the June 6, 2017 SD43 Regular Public Board Meeting, the Board of Education moved to approve advancing funds to engage an architect to begin the design process for the Irvine Elementary Seismic Replacement Project prior to receiving funding approval from the Ministry for a new school to help expedite the process.

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

1080 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam BC
V3J 0M6
604-939-9201 604-939-7828