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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

Dance inspires teaching career

Published on December 19, 2017

Angela Foster, currently teaching a Grade 4/5 class at Gleneagles Ch’axáý Elementary school, says laughter is important, both inside and outside the classroom.

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Maker math boosts morale

Published on December 19, 2017 Students at West Vancouver Secondary School enrolled in Keith Rispin’s Grade 10 Applied and Workplace... Read More

The magic of inter-generational connection

Published on November 23, 2017 Something very cool is going on between a class of Grade 4/5 students at Westcot... Read More

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