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Nova Central School District is one of five school districts in Newfoundland and Labrador.The other four
districts are the Eastern School District, Western School District, Labrador School District and the Conseil
Scolaire francophone provincial de Terre Neuve et Labrador.
Nova Central School District was formed when the former Lewisporte-Gander and Baie Verte-Central-Connaigre School Boards
were merged. It is governed by a fifteen (15) member board of trustees, elected or appointed to represent eleven (11)
different zones in Central Newfoundland.
Nova Central School District covers a large geographic area, ranging from Westport on the Baie Verte Peninsula to Charlottetown,
from Harbour Breton to Fogo Island and all points in between. Nova Central School District includes 65 schools located in 50
communities, with a student population of approximately 12,000 students. The district has a distinctly rural population, with
school sizes ranging from two(2) students to over 900 students. Eight (8) schools are located in communities that are only
accessible by ferries. There are 26 schools in Nova Central School District housing Kindergarten to Grade 12. There are also a
number of schools designated as "small" schools.