School Board Profiles

Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board

School board type: English

Key Information and Demographics

School board’s mission and/or vision statement: 
“The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board fosters a caring, dynamic, and creative environment that provides educational opportunities, promotes a love of learning, respect for others, and challenges all persons to develop their full potential to become confident, versatile, lifelong learners and thinkers.”
Number of schools: 49
Number of students: 12,959
Number of staff: 1,000 teachers and 1,257 non-teaching staff

Financial Information

Total annual revenues (2016): $162,857,041 
Total annual expenses (2016): $163,185,854 

Election Notes

Number of electoral districts: 14 (12 in Cape Breton Regional Municipality and 2 in Victoria County)
Number of school board members:
 16 (one elected member per electoral district, one elected African Nova Scotian representative, one appointed First Nations member)
Candidates for Election


  • Cape Breton Regional Municipality
  • Victoria County

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