Welcome to Evelyn Dickson Elementary School – home of the VI-KIDS. Evelyn Dickson Elementary School is an attractive building set in an established neighborhood bordered by forest on two sides in beautiful Vanderhoof, B.C. Our facility features 11 classrooms, computer lab, library, and gymnasium as well as an adventure playground, grass playing field, outdoor basketball court, and numerous trails allowing close access for hands-on learning experiences which enhance the existing curriculum. We are currently meeting the educational needs of approximately 250 students enrolled from Kindergarten through Grade 6. There is one Administrator, fifteen Teaching staff, two part time Elementary School Counsellors, one part time school librarian, one Resource Teacher in addition to 11 support staff (Administrative Assistant, Learning Support Workers, and Custodians). Our staff members are dedicated, empathetic, well qualified and enthusiastic about meeting the individual educational needs of all our students. Staff, students, and parents work together to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for strong academic, social and emotional growth.