Welcome To New Westminster!

New Westminster School District has been providing a quality public education since the 1920’s. From Kindergarten through to grade 12, our classrooms boast innovative learning and academic excellence, while ensuring we create safe, welcoming and inclusive experiences for all our students, staff, families and community members.  Many New Westminster graduates go on to study at top universities across Canada, the U.S.A, and around the world.

New Westminster Schools is committed to ensuring that its students become confident and self sufficient adults who are well-prepared to step into the next phase in their learning journey.

New Westminster School District Map

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Organization of New Westminster School District

There are 12 schools in the District: eight elementary, three middle, and one new, leading-edge secondary school.

School System

Elementary School Grades Elementary Schools
Ages 5 – 10 Kindergarten – Grade 5* Connaught Heights
Lord Kelvin
Lord Tweedsmuir
F.W. Howay
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