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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


Policies and Procedures Form

Published on August 30, 2016

All parents or caregivers are required to complete the Policies and Procedures Form for students…

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Local families and students raise more than $3500 to support children and families facing cancer

Published on June 20, 2016

WEST VANCOUVER – West Vancouver Schools recently partnered with the West Vancouver Police Department (WVPD)…

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Bruce works closely with the group of Sentinel boys who planned the recent Steps for Syrian Refugees walk-a-thon which took place in West Vancouver on (date), drawing hundreds of boys from around Metro Vancouver to raise awareness and funds for the cause.

Tacking a course through adversity

Published on June 9, 2016

Life has brought a full slate of changes for Sentinel Secondary’s Scott Bruce in the…

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