There are 8 school districts in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada .
Current school districts
|Annapolis Valley Regional School Board||Berwick||Anglophone||16,259||15,936||15,466||15,239||14,895||14,496||14,141||13,579||13,395||13,142||13,041|
|Cape Breton - Victoria Regional School Board||Sydney||Anglophone||17,882||17,068||16,418||16,006||15,479||15,084||14,522||13,839||13,622||13,278||13,004|
|Chignecto-Central Regional School Board||Truro||Anglophone||24,415||23,912||23,279||22,823||22,397||21,994||21,611||21,050||20,593||20,238||19,967|
|Conseil scolaire acadien provincial||Dartmouth||Francophone||4,153||4,124||4,257||4,358||4,446||4,634||4,771||4,934||5,109||5,280||5,474|
|Halifax Regional School Board||Dartmouth||Anglophone||54,389||53,283||52,524||51,993||51,281||50,370||49,651||49,079||48,742||48,311||47,975|
|South Shore Regional School Board||Bridgewater||Anglophone||8,371||8,160||7,903||7,712||7,510||7,334||7,065||6,852||6,680||6,491||6,471|
|Strait Regional School Board||Port Hastings||Anglophone||8,584||8,245||7,888||7,631||7,390||7,281||6,988||6,816||6,628||6,488||6,304|
|Tri-County Regional School Board||Yarmouth||Anglophone||8,251||7,933||7,568||7,372||7,152||6,938||6,791||6,494||6,259||6,155||5,916|
Nova Scotia is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. It is one of the three Maritime provinces and one of the four Atlantic provinces. Nova Scotia is Latin for "New Scotland". Most of the population are native English-speakers. The province's population reached 1 million in December 2021.
The Miꞌkmaq are a First Nations people of the Northeastern Woodlands, indigenous to the areas now known as Canada's Atlantic Provinces and the Gaspé Peninsula of Quebec as well as the northeastern region of Maine. They call their national territory Miꞌkmaꞌki. The nation has a population of about 170,000, of whom nearly 11,000 speak Miꞌkmaq, an Eastern Algonquian language. Once written in Miꞌkmaw hieroglyphic writing, it is now written using most letters of the Latin alphabet.
Halifax is the capital and largest municipality in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, and the largest municipality in Atlantic Canada. As of the 2021 Census, the municipal population was 439,819, with 348,634 people in its urban area. The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in 1996: Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Halifax County.
Pictou Academy (PA), founded in 1815 by Dr. Thomas McCulloch, is a secondary school in Pictou, Nova Scotia. Prior to the twentieth century, it was a grammar school; a liberal, nonsectarian degree-granting college; and then a secondary school. Pictou Academy's current principal is James Ryan. The Pictou Academy Educational Foundation provides additional funds to the school.
The Musquodoboit Valley is a valley and region in the Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is administratively located in the municipality's Musquodoboit Valley & Dutch Settlement planning area and the western edge of the valley includes communities that are considered part of the commutershed for the urban area of the Halifax Regional Municipality. The picturesque Musquodoboit River flows through majority of the valley, passing by most of the communities in the valley. The river is approximately 97 kilometres (60 mi) long and originates in the extreme northeastern area of the valley. The three largest communities in the valley are Upper Musquodoboit, Middle Musquodoboit and Musquodoboit Harbour. The word "Musquodoboit" is derived from the Mi’kmaq language and means "rolling out in foam".
The South Shore Regional Centre for Education (SSRCE) is the public school board responsible for the administration of elementary, junior high, and high school education in Lunenburg County and Queens County in Nova Scotia, Canada. The South Shore Regional Centre for Education was established on August 1, 2004 by an Act of the provincial legislature.
The Municipality of the District of Chester is a Nova Scotia district municipality occupying the northeastern half of Lunenburg County, Canada.
Richmond Education Centre / Academy is a 5-12 school attended by about 355 students located in Louisdale, Nova Scotia, Canada. The high school was built when the former St. Peter's District High School and Isle Madame District High School merged into one school. This was the result of the four former school boards Antigonish Regional School Board, Guysborough District School Board, Inverness County School Boardand Richmond County School Board. Because of declining enrollments, Richmond Academy became a 5-12 school in September 2013. During its days as Isle Madame District stand-out student athlete Robert Richard set the Nova Scotia high school basketball record with a 96-point per game average in his senior season.
Nova Scotia is a parliamentary democracy. Its legislature consists of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia and fifty-five members representing their electoral districts in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. As Canada's head of state, Queen Elizabeth II is the head of Nova Scotia's chief executive government. Her duties in Nova Scotia are carried out by the Lieutenant-Governor, Arthur LeBlanc. The government is headed by the Premier, Tim Houston, who took office August 31, 2021. Halifax is home to the House of Assembly and Lieutenant-Governor. The House of Assembly has met in Halifax at Province House since 1819.
Black Nova Scotians or African Nova Scotians are Black Canadians whose ancestors primarily date back to the Colonial United States as enslaved people or freemen, later arriving in Nova Scotia, Canada, during the 18th and early 19th centuries. As of the 2016 Census of Canada, 21,915 Black people live in Nova Scotia, most in Halifax. Since the 1950s, numerous Black Nova Scotians have migrated to Toronto for its larger range of opportunities. Before the immigration reforms of 1967, Black Nova Scotians formed 37% of the total Black Canadian population.
The Government of Nova Scotia refers to the provincial government of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia is one of Canada's four Atlantic Provinces, and the second-smallest province by area. The capital of the province, Halifax, is Nova Scotia's largest city and its political capital. Halifax is where the Province House, Canada's oldest legislative building, is located.
Ramona Christine Jennex is a former Canadian educator and politician from the province of Nova Scotia.
The Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University, also known as Dalhousie Medical School, is a medical school and faculty of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC) was a publicly owned Canadian university college located at Bible Hill, Nova Scotia. The Nova Scotia Agricultural College merged with Dalhousie University and became Dalhousie's Faculty of Agriculture on 1 September 2012. The popular nickname remains the "AC".
Benjamin Thomas Jessome is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013 provincial election. A member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party, he represents the electoral district of Hammonds Plains-Lucasville.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Nova Scotia is an ongoing viral pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), a novel infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). On March 15, 2020, three presumptive cases in Nova Scotia were announced. All three were travel-related.
The Canadian province of Nova Scotia is divided into 49 municipalities, of which there are three types: regional (4), town (25), and county or district municipality (20).