Lead Content in Drinking Water


The district has initiated a project to test drinking water in schools in accordance with Ministry of Education Policy for Testing... read more

Communicating Student Learning


There is a redesigned curriculum for Grades K-9 beginning this school year and engagement with parents about how to report student... read more

What NLPS Has to Offer

We offer a full range of programs from Kindergarten to Grade 12, and also have programs for pre-schoolers and adult learners.

  • There are more than 13,700 students enrolled in the district
  • 28 elementary schools (Kindergarten to Grade 7)
  • 6 secondary schools (Grades 8 to 12)
  • There are about 2,000 employees
  • Population of district (2016 Census): 126,047
  • An overall budget of $132.5 million of which $118.2 million is the operating budget.



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