Education and Training
Bridgewater residents are fortunate to enjoy an excellent public education system. Town schools include Bridgewater Elementary and Bridgewater Junior/Senior High School.
Bridgewater Elementary School
Bridgewater Jr-Sr High School
The Regional School Board is also located in Bridgewater. The Board's Website (http://www.ssrsb.ca/) provides additional information for parents and students.
South Shore Regional School Board
130 North Park Street
Bridgewater, NS, B4V 4G9
Toll Free: 1.888.252.2217
Bridgewater is also home to the Lunenburg Campus of the Nova Scotia Community College. The College has a brand new face with the addition of a curved glass front addition that houses the Centre for Student Success, a library and student learning commons on one side of the campus, and a new YMCA on the other.
Nova Scotia Community College, Lunenburg Campus
Programs at the Lunenburg Campus represent the following Academic Schools: Access; Business; Health and Human Services; and Trades and Technology.
The Centre for Student Success provides a convenient cluster of services for students, in a prominent location on campus. Services include academic and personal counseling, career planning and assessment, a student resources centre, job postings and placement assistance, skills workshops and financial information on student loans and scholarships. Support services are also available through student services for students with special needs. The Registrar's office assists students with course selection, transfer credits, course costs and other academic matters.
Organizations on campus that actively support and encourage students in their chosen field include WITT (Women in Trades and Technology) for women involved in the trades and technology programs and ACE (Association of Canadian Entrepreneurs) for the many students who are interested in entrepreneurial pursuits.
Lunenburg Campus Highlights
- Centre for Student Success
- Gymnasium - basketball, volleyball and badminton
- Full-service cafeteria
- On-campus restaurant - "Den and Friends"
- Student Association
- Student Commons
Principal: Craig Collins
Full-time enrolment: 450
Part-time enrolment: 400