Our Goals

The goals of our strategic plan are:

  • Meet each student’s unique needs
  • The continuous improvement of instruction and assessment
  • Enhanced facilities for learning

Contact Information

For general inquiries about Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools please contact us.

Phone (250) 754-5521

Mailing Address

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools
395 Wakesiah Avenue
Nanaimo, BC  V9R 3K6‏

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Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools provide public education for 13,700 students, Kindergarten to Grade 12, in central Vancouver Island.

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)
  • 1 Distributed Learning school (Kindergarten to Grade 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.

Facilities & Rentals

Facilities & Rentals

The Facilities Department is responsible for: Operations - Cleaning of schools and other...
Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools Strategic Plan - Updated January 2014 The primary purpose...

Catchment Map

2016-17 Catchment Map  (pdf) Detailed list of secondary/elementary feeder schools ...

Weather Related Information

When deciding to close schools or cancel busing on days of inclement weather, decisions are...
Student Achievement

Student Achievement

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools are committed to initiatives that support the continuous i...
Administrative Procedures

Administrative Procedures

Board Policies are statements that guide the desired operation of Nanaimo Ladysmith Public ...


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Financial Information

Financial Information

Budgets 2016-17 Preliminary Budget 2015-16 Amended Budget 2015-16 Preliminary...