Education & Schools

P-12 Schools

School Districts

Provincial Information


Halifax Regional School Board (HRSB)



  • A child must turn 4 prior to December 31st to be eligible for Pre-Primary;
  • A child your child must turn 5 prior to December 31st to be eligible for Primary;
  • Public schools are full day programs
  • For special needs children going to public school, this is the special education policy
  • Some schools have Excel programs associated with them for Before and After school care, but there is no care for Professional Development Days, Snow Days, Stat holidays. Visit your school’s website and contact EXCEL Registrar at 902-464-2000 ext. 2787 or by email

Find a School

HRSB School Finder Tool

French Immersion Programs and Schools

French School Board for Nova Scotia

Conseil Scolaire Francophone Acadien

902-769-5460 or 1-888-533-2727

Special Needs Schools, Private

Bridgeway Academy

Locations in Dartmouth and Truro

Churchill Academy

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia


Landmark East School

Wolfville, Nova Scotia


Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority

Wolfville, Nova Scotia