The Town of Wolfville is proud to be the home of reputable organizations that provide learning to residents and non-residents, and to be close to other major Annapolis Valley learning institutions. These learning organizations make the Town what it is today:
Acadia S.M.I.L.E. Program
Horton High School
Landmark East School
Wolfville Memorial Library
NSCC Kingstec, Kentville
Wolfville School welcomes students from Primary to grade eight to the historic Town of Wolfville in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Located in the centre of town, within walking distance of both residential and shopping areas, Wolfville School is home to an Elementary (primary-grade 5) and a Middle Level (grades 6-8). Students graduating from grade 8 go to Horton High School in nearby Greenwich, NS.’ The school ‘strives to create a welcoming environment that reflects the nature and culture of our region in which all learners are provided the opportunity to reach their individual intellectual, social, physical, emotional, creative and aesthetic potential. wolfville.ednet.ns.ca
Acadia University, described by MacLean's Magazine as one of the best liberal arts universities in Canada, is known as a leader in education. It has a student population of close to 4,000 and representation from some 60 different countries.
15 University Avenue, Wolfville
Student Recruitment Office
Horton High School
Horton High School is a secondary public school serving grades 9 through 12 and is located in Greenwich just outside Wolfville. This state-of-the-art school was constructed in 1998.
75 Greenwich Road, South Wolfville
Landmark East School is Canada's only day and boarding school for students with learning differences in Grades 3-12. The classes are small, allowing our dedicated teachers to create individualized programs to support the learning needs of each student. This helps students find their voice and leverage their strengths for success.
708 Main Street, Wolfville
L'ARCHE is an international federation with more than 146 communities around the world. In Canada, there are 30 L'ARCHE communities in 8 provinces. Wolfville's L'ARCHE Homefires was one of the first L'ARCHE communities to be established in Nova Scotia in 1981 that seeks to allow individuals with special needs to reach their full potential and, in so doing, to enrich the communities in which they live and work’. ‘Across Canada and around the world, L’ARCHE creates communities of friendship and belonging’. ‘In L’ARCHE, people with and without intellectual disabilities live, work, learn, and grow together. L’Arche demonstrates that when persons with intellectual disabilities take their place at the table, they contribute to a more just, compassionate, and vibrant world for all. www.larche.ca
Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC)
A short drive/bus ride from Wolfville, NSCC’s Kingstec Campus is located in Kentville. Extensive renovations to the library, learning commons, and trades shops have created a bright, modern learning environment. Upon entering the campus, students are greeted by a light-filled atrium, not to mention notoriously friendly staff. Many take advantage of the full-service cafeteria, fine-dining restaurant, onsite gymnasium, and daycare. Contagious campus spirit, an active Student Association and a culture of community volunteerism, all contribute to the close-knit community atmosphere at Kingstec. https://www.nscc.ca/explorenscc/campuses/kingstec/index.asp
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