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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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News & Events


A Growth Mindset

Published on November 25, 2015

Romina Naderi has lost much of her sight due to a degenerative eye condition, but…

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Canadian University Info Session

Published on November 22, 2015

Parents and students from around the North Shore are invited to learn about the advantages…

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UBC Presentation – Benefits of IB Diploma Programme

Published on November 12, 2015

Students and parents from across the North Shore are invited to attend this presentation about the benefits of the IB Diploma Programme.

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