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An expanded Sullivan Heights Secondary and Regent Road Elementary have officially opened in Surrey now that school is back in session.
Sullivan Heights Secondary underwent significant renovations to increase student capacity by 60 per cent. Before renovations, 1,000 students were registered there. The school now has space for 1,700.
There is also a brand new school in Clayton, Regent Road Elementary, that will serve 655 students.
“We are so pleased to be able to open Regent Road Elementary and for the addition at Sullivan Heights Secondary. These investments are critical in meeting our capacity needs as our enrolment continues to grow with almost 1,000 new students annually,” said Laurie Larsen, chair, Surrey Board of Education in a news release.
Queen Elizabeth Secondary and Prince Charles Elementary have also undergone seismic upgrades.
(Editors note: A previous version of this story incorrectly said 700 students were registered at Sullivan Heights Secondary before renovations.)
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