School-Age Children

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development website contains information about education in the province, including a comprehensive overview of the Newfoundland and Labrador school system, including distance education, French language education, home schooling and private schools.

The website for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District includes information on the calendar, schools in your neighbourhood, the feeder system, wheelchair accessibility, French immersion programs and more.

There are two private schools located in St. John's.  Further informaton of the schools can be found on the school websites.

  • St. Bonaventure’s College is an independent Roman Catholic school in the Jesuit tradition, offering instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
  • Lakecrest is a private school, offering instruction from Kindergarten to Grade 9. It is a member of the Canadian Association of Independent Schools.

St. John's has one school that is part of the province-wide francophone public system that offers programs from Kindergarten to grade 12. For further information visit their website.