School Board Profiles

Halifax Regional School Board

School board type: English

Key Information and Demographics

School board’s mission and/or vision statement: 
“Provide a high quality education to every student every day.”
Number of schools: 136
Number of students: 48,000
Number of staff: 9,000

Financial Information

Total annual revenues (2016): $489,912,054 
Total annual expenses (2016): $490,105,954 

Election Notes

Number of electoral districts: 8
Number of school board members:
 10 (one elected member per electoral district, one elected African Nova Scotian representative, one appointed First Nations member)
Candidates for Election


  • Halifax Regional Municipality

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