Contact Information

LE Shaw Elementary School

486 Oak Island Road

Avonport, NS B0P 1B0


Bus Notes

Please write bus notes on an individual piece of paper so students can bring them to the office and drop them in the bus note basket.  Bus notes should include your childs first and last name, where they are going, the date and their teacher or grade.

Welcome to LE Shaw


L. E. Shaw Elementary School is a grade Primary to Five school with a total of 123 students and 6 classrooms.  It was opened in September 1950 and is named for Lloyd Ethelburt Shaw, a member of the Shaw Brick family.  The school, named in his honor, is located on Oak Island Road in Avonport.   Avonport is a rural, farming community within the municipality of Kings County.  Its catchment area includes the Glooscap First Nation Reserve and is located between the towns of Wolfville and Hantsport.

Current News and Announcements
  • Mi'kmaq History Month

    The Mi'kmaq are the founding people of Nova Scotia.  Archeological evidence suggests our Ancestors, prior to European contact, have been living in and occupying what is today known as Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland, Maine and the Gaspe Bay Peninsula for close to 13,000 years.  A culturally rich and vibrant civilization has developed and existed over this period.  In 1993 Premier John Savage and Mi'kmaq Grand Chief Ben Syliboy declared the month of October Mi'kmaq History Month in order to celebrate and share Mi'kmaq culture with all of Nova Scotia.  Events and celebrations will be taking place across the province, and a schedule will be posted on the Office of Aborignial Affairs website:


Frequently Asked Questions 1. What does my child require for school supplies?

Answer #1
Your child will need indoor sneakers for gym and a backpack. All other supplies are covered by the $35.00 fee that we ask be paid by September 20, 2014.

  • Tumblebooks

    Tumblebooks is a great online resource with lots of different story books that you can use with your computer and projector. Go to this website and it will automatically log you in or you can always "Google" it and then go to Tumblebooks Library and use the following login information: User Name: avrsb, Passwood: books

  • We Give Books

    A free site (you need to register but it's free) that shows books in an enlarged format. Books are displayed in a format that enable you to "flip" the pages. Also you can zoom in on the text. Non-fiction books include such resources as Eyewitness books.

Documents and Forms    Cafeteria Job Posting

L. E. Shaw Elementary
486 Oak Island Road, Avonport, N.S.
P.O. Box , B0P 1B0
Phone: (902) 542-6900   Fax: (902) 542-6905