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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


Teacher’s backyard inspires love for science

Published on April 19, 2017

Jeff Green, who teaches physics at West Vancouver Secondary School, caught the bug for science…

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Leadership, participation instills confidence

Published on April 19, 2017

Owen Kwong, currently in Grade 7 and among the first students to tackle the new…

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Draft annual school calendar posted: feedback invited

Published on April 18, 2017

In accordance with the School Act the West Vancouver School District’s Calendar Committee is submitting…

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