Peter Greer Elementary School, situated at 10300 Sherman Drive in East Winfield, opened in November 1992. The official opening took place on January 28, 1993.
The school, built to accommodate 550 pupils, consists of eighteen classrooms. The Award-Winning Design of this school utilizes the "Project Area" concept and offers built-in flexibility in order to maximize educational delivery and opportunities.
This school is built like a series of cubes around the central foyer and each classroom opens to a shared project area. This school has interconnected rooms and conventional hallways in various shapes. The design provides for natural light to all major spaces in the building by the use of bay windows, clerestories and skylights.
Peter Greer Elementary School offers students a dual track system of English and French Immersion. The school is fully prepared for the new educational challenges of the future. The school logo is an eagle, and the school motto is “Soaring for Excellence.”
Peter Greer Elementary School is named after a longtime member of the Lake Country community. He was appointed Principal of Springvalley Secondary School in 1975 and retired from teaching in 1981. He was elected to the Board of Trustees, School District #23 (Central Okanagan) in 1983 and served as Chairman of the Building and Maintenance Committee and Chairman of the Board of Trustees until 1990.