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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

Homecoming: Full circle

Published on September 20, 2017

For many educators in B.C., last year’s restoration of government funding for the teachers’ contract offered greater flexibility around where to work,

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Brave New World: Helping students with digital literacy at home

Published on September 19, 2017

By Sean Sallis-Lyon
The internet is a vast, enthralling, and sometimes scary place. There are wonderful areas where creativity flourishes, and dark places where negativity runs rampant.

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Coding for the real world

Published on September 19, 2017

Around the district, there’s been an increased emphasis on coding at both the elementary and secondary levels in recent years. For many students,

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