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Welcome to West Vancouver

West Vancouver Schools (WVS) is a community of learners that draws students from West Vancouver, Bowen Island, Lions Bay and beyond. As the top performing public school board in British Columbia, WVS is built on a tradition of academic excellence.

WVS is comprised of 14 elementary and 3 secondary institutions. In each school, we celebrate the potential of every student, and work to equip them with the conscience and character to persevere in our complex and fast-changing world.


Learn more about our schools, our admission process, and how your child would fit in to our learning community.

Premier Academies

Our Premier Academies help students experience the rewards of focus and determination through dedication to specific disciplines.

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Contact us to learn more about West Vancouver Schools.

News & Events


Kindergarten and in-catchment applications 2016/2017

Published on September 29, 2015

West Vancouver Schools will be accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year on October 15, 2015…

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Canadian Universities Event

Published on September 29, 2015

Connect with university representatives from across Canada and learn about your post-secondary options from 6:30-8:30…

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What counts can’t be counted

Published on September 24, 2015

In Race to Nowhere, director Vicki Abeles unveiled the dark side of America’s achievement culture….

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Applications are open for new families

Have you applied for the current school year?