North Vancouver School District
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Programs & Services

​​​​The North Vancouver School District provides comprehensive educational programs to meet the diverse needs of students. In addition to the required program defined by the Ministry of Education, the School District has a rich array of specialty programs and services.  

Elementary Programs  ​

Secondary Program​s     

  • Artists for Kids After-School Art
  • Artists for Kids Paradise Valley Summer School of Visual Arts
  • Band and Strings Program
  • Early French Immersion
  • Late French Immersion
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP)
  • Grade 4/6 Outdoor School Program
  • Grade 3 Skw'une-was Cultural Program
  • StrongStart
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Program
  • Apprenticeship Training and Work Experience
  • Artists for Kids Studio Art Academy
  • Basketball Academy
  • Dance Academy
  • Digital Media Academy
  • Online Learning
  • Outdoor School Counsellor Leadership Program
  • Field Hockey Academy
  • French Immersion
  • Hockey Skills Academy
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) - Middle Years (MYP) and Diploma Programmes
  • Lacrosse Academy
  • Performance Learning Program
  • Semester System
  • Soccer Academy
  • Volleyball Academy/Volleyball Canada Centre of Excellence
  • Young Entrepreneurship and Leadership Launchpad (YELL)

Elementary Programs

Regular educational programs and services are offered in all elementary schools throughout the school district.  All elementary schools operate a Kindergarten to Grade 7 program. A district Early French Immersion program is offered in six locations (Braemar, Cleveland, Dorothy Lynas, Larson, Ross Road, and Sherwood Park) and a Late Immersion program is offered at Braemar Elementary and Boundary Elementary.

Secondary Programs

Comprehensive educational programs and services are offered in all secondary schools throughout the School District. Students in the North Vancouver School District's early French Immersion program progress from elementary to secondary with the School District's Secondary French Immersion Centres established at Argyle, Handsworth and Windsor Secondary Schools.