Yarmouth’s schools play an important role in helping the next generation reach their full potential. With two elementary schools, a junior high, brand new high school, special needs school, and community college within the town, Yarmouth offers lifelong educational opportunities for everyone.
Beyond the town’s English-based public school system, Nova Scotia also has an Acadian school system – Conseil Scolaire Acadien Provincial (CSAP). There are seven French schools in Yarmouth County.
The following schools are located within the Town of Yarmouth. For a more complete list of schools in Yarmouth County, visit the Tri-County Regional Centre for Education or CSAP website.
- Yarmouth Elementary School
- Meadowfields Elementary School
- Maple Grove Education Centre
- Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School
- NSCC Burridge
- Yarmouth County Learning Network
You can also access parenting services at Parents' Place – an informal family resource centre for parents and their children as well as childcare providers. Parents' Place offers you a place away from the routines of home, where you and your child can play and learn together. Parents' Place runs interesting programs and has a well-stocked library on parenting and developmental issues.
You'll find staff who are well trained and experienced, including early childhood educators who develop programs for the centre. Staff are available to offer assistance in areas pertaining to family and parenting needs. They will also make professional contacts for participants if needed.