North Vancouver School District
the natural place to learn©
Values and Goals


We provide world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student and bring communities together to learn, share and grow.


Shared values set the tone for how we relate to one another in pursuing common goals, assist us in demonstrating consistent and fair leadership, and guide us in working collaboratively and productively to realize our vision. ​



​We act with integrity. We are open and honest in our communication with one another.​We relate to each other with care and appreciation. We honour diversity and recognize the exceptional in everyone.



​We are accountable for our actions. We support positive change, continuous improvement and the pursuit of excellence.​We develop relationships and affiliations to achieve shared goals and consider each other in our decisions and actions.


Our six strategic goals take us above and beyond our mandate in the pursuit of providing students and the community with the highest level of service.

​Student-Centred Education

Mental Health and Well-Being

​​Provide equity-based education that supports the learning needs of all students. 
​Promote mental health and well-being through social emotional learning and trauma-informed practices. 

​Innovative Instruction

​Truth, Healing and Reconciliation

​​Enhance innovative and effective approaches and curriculum to develop educated citizens. 
Champion truth, healing and reconciliation, and embed Indigenous ways of knowing.

Welcoming and Inclusive Culture 

Environmental Stewardship

Enhance our welcoming, safe and inclusive culture and learning environment. 
Lead on sustainable practices and nature-based learning to address environmental challenges. 

>>View and download the North Vancouver School District's Strategic Plan 2021-2031.​