Public Schools Branch

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Public Schools Branch
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Location
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Coordinates 46°13′36″N63°05′14″W / 46.2266°N 63.0873°W / 46.2266; -63.0873 Coordinates: 46°13′36″N63°05′14″W / 46.2266°N 63.0873°W / 46.2266; -63.0873
District information
Chair of the boardBethany MacLeod (chair)
Norbert Carpenter (director)
Schools
  • 38 elementary schools
  • 8 junior high schools
  • 10 high schools
Students and staff
Students20,000
Faculty3500
Other information
Board MembersNorman Beck, Mary Jane Ready
Website edu.princeedwardisland.ca/psb/

Public Schools Branch (PSB), formerly the English Language School Board or ELSB, is a Canadian school district in Prince Edward Island.

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The Public Schools Branch is an Anglophone district operating 56 public schools (gr. K–12) in Prince County, Queens County and Kings County. It maintains offices in Stratford and Summerside with the current enrollment at approximately 20,000 students and 3500 employees.

History

The English Language School Board was created in 2012 when Eastern School District and Western School Board were merged. The Board took office on January 1, 2013. [1]

On November 5, 2015, the PEI Government announced that it would be dissolving the English Language School Board, [2] replacing it with the Public Schools Branch.

Family of Schools

Bluefield Family of Schools

Charlottetown Rural Family of Schools

Colonel Gray Family of Schools

Kensington Family of Schools

Kinkora Family of Schools

Montague Family of Schools

Morell Family of Schools

Souris Family of Schools

Three Oaks Family of Schools

Westisle Family of Schools

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References

  1. "New School Board".
  2. PEI English Language School Board to be dissolved
  3. 1 2 Higgins, Brian (2016-09-28). "A tale of two schools: One's half empty, one's extra full". CBC News . Retrieved 2019-07-31.
  4. Yarr, Kevin (2016-06-20). "'We just don't have any room left': Charlottetown school principal". CBC News . Retrieved 2019-07-30.