North Vancouver School District
the natural place to learn©
District Snapshot
    • ​​15,705 students enrolled in Kindergarten to Grade 12

    • 9144 elementary and 6,530 secondary students

    • 25 elementary schools (7 French Immersion), 7 secondary schools (3 French Immersion)

    • $173.6 million budget for 2016/2017
    • 2,374 employees (full-time and part-time), which includes 1,117 teachers, 255 teachers-on-call, 725 non-teaching staff, 140 casual staff, 137 administrative and management staff
    • A comprehensive K-12 education program consisting of over 200 provincial and locally developed educational programs and services in the Humanities, Mathematics/Sciences, Physical Education, Fine Arts and Applied Skills

    • The North Vancouver Distributed Learning School works in partnership with mainstream high schools and provides 35 academic and elective courses for Grades 10, 11 and 12 students

    • Early French Immersion and Late French Immersion Programs, enrolling 2,492 students

    • Nationally recognized local programs, including Band and Strings, Our Turn to Talk, Reading 44, Firm Foundations, Writing 44, Math 44, and the ELF (Early Learning Foundations) affiliation of preschool and child care providers

    • Summer School provides comprehensive programming for secondary remediation and full-credit senior secondary school courses for English Language Learners (ELL) and French Language Learners

    • A variety of specialized support services for students with exceptional learning needs

    • An International Education Program, attracting over 700 learners from around the world

    • The Artists for Kids Program housing a collection of contemporary Canadian art and providing award-winning fine arts enrichment programming and scholarships

    • 7 StrongStart BC Centres with 650 registered early learners

    • An alternate education program at Mountainside Secondary School
    • Cheakamus Centre, an environmental outdoor education centre, located near Squamish, BC​​