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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


Early Years Fair

Published on October 25, 2016

Families are invited to learn more about community programs and services for the early years,…

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WVS Remembers

Published on October 20, 2016

Parents and members of the public are welcome to attend Remembrance Day assemblies on Nov 10.

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Supporting the classroom

Published on October 19, 2016

For the majority of people educated in Canada, our only experience with teachers is the…

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Applications are open for new families

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2017/2018 Admissions Now Open Learn more