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Administrative Procedure 541: NAMING OF FACILITIES


Naming a school, a portion of a school or a Division facility is a matter that deserves thoughtful attention.


  1. The Superintendent shall form a Committee for the naming of a school or a portion of a school.
  2. The Committee may have representation from the community at large, school administration, the local teaching staff, parents and students.
  3. The names considered shall:
    1. Have significance for the students, parents and the community of the particular facility;
    2. Be easily identifiable with the facility;
    3. Not be in conflict with the names of other facilities in the Division or surrounding districts;
    4. Be appropriate in terms of copyright and trademark provisions.
  4. Where possible, new facilities shall be assigned names before construction begins.
  5. The Board is responsible for approval of names of all Division-owned facilities.


Section 33,52,53,222 Education Act


Approved: August 21, 2018