Canada Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Newfoundland and Labrador English School District

French Immersion

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year, Spring Year

School Description

The Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) is situated in Metro St. John’s. Schools in this district offer specialty academic programs including the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Advanced Placement Courses (AP), and Dual Enrollment Programs.

Schools in the district have varying facilities including fields, courts, gymnasiums, modern technology-equipped classrooms, science labs, state-of-the-art theaters, cultural centers, studios, and workshops that make each campus unique.

Students in the NLESD can join a variety of freshman, junior varsity, and varsity level sports teams such as skiing, hockey, and volleyball. Students can take advantage of the area’s snowy winters by participating on the championship skiing team in both the fall and winter seasons.
Students have various opportunities to develop artistic talents. They can act in musicals and plays through drama programs, explore digital design, and learn about the technology behind modern art.

Schools in the NLESD have an impressive collection of accomplishments. Each year, only 315 Canadian students are chosen to attend the exclusive Forum for Young Canadians to develop knowledge about the country’s systems of government, leadership, and citizenship; in 2018, 9 of those 315 were NLESD students.

A little island in the North Atlantic Ocean, Newfoundland is located in the easterly most point of North America and has a population of 109,000 people. The region is known for its humble culture, warm people, thousands of kilometers of coastline, humpback whales, icebergs and the most delicious wild Bakeapples in all of Canada. Families of Newfoundland are some of the warmest welcoming people in the world! Host families families live close to the students’ school and students are picked up by school bus. All international students can take part in fun monthly activities – some examples may include orientation and camping, professional art classes, photography sessions, zip lining, outdoor skating and tobogganing, skiing in February, Montreal trips, whale watching in June, bonfires on the beach.

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  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 25% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
Average Class Size
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Speciality Programs
Advanced Placement Courses, International Baccalaureate Programme
Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Art, Art Technologies, Drama Production
Music Theory
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science A, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language and Culture, German Language and Culture, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics B, Psychology, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
French, French Immersion, German, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Chess Club, International Pardon Club
Accepting Students in Grades
10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Student must have a 75% grade average required ESL level assessed upon arrival District will consider student applications with beginner ESL in grades 9-10 on a case by case basis

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