School Board / NS Dept. of Education
|Halifax Regional School Board
School Cancellations / Snow Days – (902) 464-INFO (902 464-4636)
The Halifax Regional School Board was created in 1996 through the amalgamation of three individual boards that operated schools in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Halifax County. Serving approximately 50,000 students in 137 schools, we are the largest school board in Atlantic Canada. Click here to view the HRSB 2014-2015 Calendar
|Nova Scotia Department of Education
The Department of Education mandate spans the education system from school entry through to all post-secondary destinations, including community college, private career college, university, and other venues supporting human development. Other responsibilities include public libraries.
Conseil scolaire acadien provincial
|Conseil scolaire acadien provincialThe Conseil scolaire acadien provinical (CSAP), Nova Scotia’s French language school board, has two schools in Halifax to serve Acadian and francophone students in the area, including those in the Fall River area.
These schools are :
École secondaire du Sommet, 500 Larry Uteck, Halifax, 832-4302, grades 6 to 12, http://sommet.ednet.ns.ca/
CSAP also offers a program for 4 year olds, Grandir en français, to prepare them for a French education starting at grade primary. You may consult your local school for more information.
Pre Schools / Day Care
|Mrs Robinsons Too|
|Big Hands Little Hands|
|Miller Lake Learning Center
Offers a Pre-Primary on Tue/Thurs.
Wendys Neverland Pre School & After-school is a new facility with a structured learning program. It has a great nature outdoor play area. We offer full and part day programs.
|Ash Lee Jefferson Elementary
Ash Lee Jefferson Elementary School (ALJES) has served the community of Fall River since the early 1900’s. The school was renovated in 1999 to include additional classrooms, music room, gymnasium, and cafeteria.
|Holland Road Elementary
Holland Road Elementary is an excellent school with wonderful children and supportive families. It is a rural learning centre serving the lovely communities of Lake Fletcher, Wellington and Fall River.
|Waverley Memorial Elementary|
|Oldfield Consolidated School|
Junior High Schools
|Georges P. Vanier Junior High
Georges P. Vanier Junior High (GPV) is located in the center of the community. The school is named for Georges P. Vanier, Governor General of Canada from 1959-1967.
Lockview High School has served the rural and suburban communities of BeaverBank, Fall River, Oldham, Waverley and Wellington since this school was opened in September 2000. Lockview is a P3 School owned by Scotia Learning Centers.
Conseil scolaire acadien provincial / French Language Schools
|École du Grand-Portage
100 Stokil Drive, Lower Sackville, NS, B4C 2G5
|École secondaire du Sommet
500, boulevard Larry Uteck, Halifax, NS, B3M 0E6
|Nova Scotia Community College
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|Atlantic School of Theology
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|Mount St. Vincent University
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|Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
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|Saint Mary’s University
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