St. John's Schools and Post-Secondary Education
Daycares and Preschool Centres
St. John's is home to many daycares and early childhood education centres. Most of these are certified and regulated, but we recommend you check things out for yourself before enrolling your child in any facility. More information is available from Health and Community Services.
The City of St. John's has put together a downloadable PDF list of daycare centres in St. John's.
Eastern School District
The Eastern School District Board operates the public school system in the St. John's region. The Eastern School District also offers classroom French and a full French immersion program to assist students in becoming fluent in a second language.
Conseil Scolaire Francophone
This school is part of Newfoundland and Labrador's Francophone public school district.
St. Bonaventure's College
An Independent Roman Catholic School in the Jesuit Tradition dedicated to educational excellence in a Christian environment.
Lakecrest Independent School
Lakecrest is an independent school offering an enriched international calibre education.
Newfoundland School for the Deaf
The Newfoundland School for the Deaf is a Provincial School for the Deaf operated by the Department of Education, Government of Newfoundland & Labrador.
Brother T.I. Murphy Learning Resource Centre
The Br. T. I. Murphy Learning Resource Centre Inc. is a non-profit, charitable organization which provides alternative educational and learning opportunities to youth who have dropped out of school and wished to finish their education.
University and Colleges
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Memorial University is Atlantic Canada's largest university, with some 16,000 students, 900 faculty and 1,500 administrative and support staff. Students in its various faculties have often won national and international competitions, underlining Memorial's exceptional quality of teaching.
The Marine Institute is known and respected worldwide of the quality of its education, facilities, and research.
College of the North Atlantic
CNA is Newfoundland and Labrador's public college, offering over 70 full-time programs and more than 300 part-time courses. It is one of the largest post- secondary educational and skills training centers in Atlantic Canada, and while its largest campus is in St. John's, it also provides a wide range of programs on its other campuses throughout the province.
Private Colleges and Institutes
St. John's boast many private technical, business and technology colleges and institutions.