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

Our Goals

The goals of our strategic plan are:

  • Meet each student’s unique needs
  • The continuous improvement of instruction and assessment
  • Reconciliation
  • Organizational effectiveness and accountability to support student learning

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools resides within the traditional territories of the Snuneymuxw, Snaw-Naw-As and Stz’uminus First Nations. In addition, the district is a proud community partner with the Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre and the Mid Island Métis Nation.

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.

Vision, Mission and Values

Vision, Mission and Values

Vision Success for All Mission Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools, together with families...
Facilities & Rentals

Facilities & Rentals

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

Strategic Plan

On April 26, 2017, the Board of Education agreed to update the district's strategic plan document. The ...

Catchment Map

Catchment Map  (pdf) Detailed list of secondary/elementary feeder schools This ...

Weather Related Information

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

Framework for Enhancing Student Learning

This past year, education partners worked together to improve school district and school...
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...