Our Schools - New Westminster Secondary School
New Westminster Secondary School
New Westminster Secondary School (NWSS) offers outstanding opportunities for students of all backgrounds. As the sole high school in New Westminster, it is today home to close to 2,000 students in Grades 9-12, and is one of the largest high schools in British Columbia. Its facilities include: five computer labs, including ones for Internet and multimedia, four gymnasiums, a full-service cafeteria, a large sports field and a 1,260-seat professional theatre, along with specialized classrooms for sciences, art, music, technology and industrial arts.
At NWSS, we are proud of our diversity and that is reflected in an array of educational programs and services as we strive to meet the needs of all our learners.
Dec. 2018: BC has a new graduation program. See the Ministry of Education website for:
Details: BC Graduation Program Policy Guide
Summary: BC Graduation Program Implementation Guide
Overview: A Parent’s Guide to the BC Graduation Program
Our mission at New Westminster Secondary School is to develop responsible citizens and lifelong learners who respect learning, the environment, themselves and others.