Working together with our school community, our mission is to ensure a safe, supportive and respectful environment which promotes the development of individual potential and enthusiasm for life-long learning.

Cinnabar Valley Elementary opened in the fall of 2001.  It is a Kindergarten to Grade 7 school located in the Cinnabar Valley just south of Nanaimo.

Cinnabar Valley is a country setting that has grown rapidly over the past few years.  The school currently has 274 students in 12 divisions.  There are two portable classrooms on site, as well as a washroom portable for students to access during the school day.


Staff Directory

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Valley Virtue Tickets

Valley Virtue Tickets are our way of recognizing positive behaviour among our students at

  • Contact Information

  • Contact Cinnabar Valley Elementary directly with the information listed below:

    Mailing Address

    100 Ohio Way Nanaimo, V9X 1C8

    Office Hours:  8:00 am – 3:00 pm

    Direct Information
    • Phone: 250-716-1030
    • Fax: 250-716-0476
  • PAC Meeting

  • Join us on the 3rd Wednesdays of the Month for our PAC Meetings. Child Minding and Pizza is provided when we meet in-person. Several meetings are also on zoom.

    Please see the Cinnabar PAC page for the meeting link.

    If you haven’t signed up for the Cinnabar PAC Facebook page, please do. Our PAC executive share a wealth of information including Munch-A-Lunch dates, special school notices, and Zoom links for PAC meeting.