Home of the Soaring Eagles

Welcome to McKinney Elementary School

Welcome to James McKinney Elementary school...home of the SOARing eagles! We are an exciting school community that offers Neighbourhood and Montessori programs for students. We have 306 wonderful students and approximately 30 amazing staff members who create a vibrant and passionate school community. We are supported by a great social responsibility program called S.O.A. R. (Safe, Ownership, Accepting and Respectful) where students and staff work together to SOAR every day!

School News

Reminder-Pro D Day on Monday, Sept.26-No School

Just a reminder that Monday, September 26 is a Professional Development Day for staff at McKInney.  There will be no school in session.  Thank you.

Cross Country Club

Do you like to run?  The McKinney Cross Country Club is the place for you!  Practices are held every day after school (Mondays to Thursdays from 3:05-3:30 p.m. and Fridays from 1:...

Band Instrument Rental Night

There will be a band instrument rental night for students taking band this year on Wednesday, September 21st from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Please see the attached notice from Mr. Miller.

September is Literacy Month!

September is Literacy Month in Richmond!  Make sure to set aside some time every day to read.


Our lucky grade 7 students were treated to a wonderful farewell luncheon and dance on Monday, June 27th. This year's theme was a GLOW PARTY and the gym was decorated beautifully!...