?> Elementary School Programs – International Student Education

Twenty-Nine Elementary Schools

Elementary students are accepted from Kindergarten to Grade 7, and are fully integrated into classrooms with their Canadian peers. English language support is offered in a number of manners, and varies from school to school. Intensive ELL (English Language Learners) is not offered.

Nanaimo-Ladysmith School District has 29 elementary schools. Below are two examples.

  • Homestay Program not available for elementary students
  • Must be accompanied by a parent
  • Choice of school: attend the elementary school nearest the home, subject to availability
  • Study with Canadian students in English, mathematics, social studies, science, fine arts, physical education, personal planning, and computer studies
  • Two entry dates: September and January
  • Application deadlines for elementary students: June 15 for
  • September entry, November 15 for January entry.



  • Elementary School Calendar

  • Ensure you stay up to date on the latest with the International Education Elementary Program.

    View our Elementary School Calendar.