Our Schools - New Westminster School District

Welcome To New Westminster!

New Westminster School District has been providing a quality public education to its residents since the 1920’s and the District consistently ranks among the top public boards in the province of British Columbia. From Kindergarten through to grade 12, New Westminster classrooms boast innovative learning and academic excellence as well as co-curricular opportunities for students. Many New Westminster graduates go on to study at top universities across Canada, the U.S.A, and countries around the world.

The New Westminster School District is committed to ensuring that its students become self assured and self sufficient adults who are wise, caring, creative and flexible and able to live successfully in an ever changing environment.

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Organization of New Westminster School District

There are 12 schools in the District: eight elementary, three middle, and one secondary school. The District is currently in the process of planning a NEW! secondary school to replace the existing New Westminster Secondary School building which opened in 1955. The new building will be the largest project of its kind in the history of the Province.

School System

Elementary School Grades Elementary Schools
Ages 5 – 10 Kindergarten – Grade 5* Connaught Heights
Lord Kelvin
Lord Tweedsmuir
Qayqayt
F.W. Howay
Richard McBride
Herbert Spencer
Queen Elizabeth *(K-4)
Middle School Grades Middle Schools
Ages 11 – 13 Grades 6 – 8* École Glenbrook Middle School
Fraser River Middle School
Queensborough Middle School* (Grades 5-8)
Secondary School Grades Secondary School
Ages 14 – 18 Grades 9 – 12 New Westminster Secondary

Highlights at New Westminster School District 40

Welcome Back!

Principal McLeod Would like to welcome all students and staff back to the new, New Westminster Secondary School and a new year.  Please view the link here (click more to connect) for information on new school orientation dates and times as well as a map of the new school area for parents. more

Artona School Photos Are Available

Artona school photos are available to view and order online. Please use the Artona link to access your child's photo.  All orders placed before November 18, will be received in time for winter break. (Click more to be able to access the link) more

Winter Vacation Hours

The International Office will be open from Monday, December 21st to Thursday, December 24th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for phone calls. The office number is 604.517.6285. The office will be closed the week of December 28th to January 1st.  Regular hours will resume from Monday, January 4th.  Happy holidays and Happy New Year to all! more

Online Application Status

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Our online application is currently unavailable. You may apply using the PDF paper application form.

Please contact iepsd40.bc.ca if you have any questions.