We are looking for Volunteers for the Breakfast Program

If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity we have Monday and Tuesday mornings open for the breakfast program.  Time commitment is minimal 7:50-8:50.  Please call the school office if you can fill either of these days.  902-542-6900.  Thank You!!

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
  • Primary Registration

    Primary Registration will be held Wednesday March 25th.  If you have a preschooler living in the L.E. Shaw School District who will be 5 on or before December 31, 2015 and have not yet made an appointment, please call the school office at 902-542-6900 to arrange a time to attend.  You will need to bring your child's birth certificate, and the 35.00 school supply fee. (Cash or cheque).  You will also need your child's health card to complete their registration form.

  • Parent's of Current Grade Primary Students

    Please check out the documents tab for a letter regarding a survey sent home with your child.

  • AVRSB Career Expo

    Please see the Documents and Forms section on the bottom of this page for more info!

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    Career Expo February 23 and March 4, 2015
   African Heritage Month Celebration

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