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Contact Information

LE Shaw Elementary School

486 Oak Island Road

Avonport, NS B0P 1B0


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.

May 20 - Primary Orientation - No School for current Grade Primaries and Ones

May 23 - Victoria Day - No School - Camping season opens - Enjoy your long weekend!!

May 25-Wolfville School Dance, students attending Wolfville next year are invited to attend from 7-8:30pm, admission is $5.00.  Canteen available.

May 26 - 9:20-10:20 Hantsport School Grand Re-opening Ceremony at Hantsport School

May 26 - Spring Concert 1:00pm and 6:30pm-Free will offering at the door.

May 27-School Assembly at 8:30am

June 2 - Hantsport School Dance all LESES students invited to attend 6:30-8:30pm.  Video dance, admission is $4.00 or $3.00 with a food bank donation.

June 10-Early Dismissal @ 11:30am-Kids for Kids SPARKLE Day in support of the IWK!

June 16-Spring Fling 5:30-7:30

June 17-Last School Assembly of the school year

June 21-Field Day - Rain Date June 23

June 22-Grade 5 Closing

June 24,27,28-Marking Days-No School for Students

June 29-Last Day of School!!-See you Sept 7, 2016!!


Welcome to LE Shaw



L. E. Shaw Elementary School is a grade Primary to Five school with a total of 128 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
  • L.E. Shaw Elementary receives GREEN grade for RECYCLING

    Green is a top mark from Valley Waste and that's what L.E. Shaw received for it's recycling efforts when an inspection was recently done.  The school can receive three grades, Green, Yellow or Red.  Way to go students and staff for stashing your trash, recyclables and compost in the right bins!!


  • Breakfast Program Offerings!

    Thank you so much to all of our Volunteers!!!!!!


  • Margaret's Rainbow Gallery

    We are honored to have such a wonderful spot to showcase our children's artwork.  Margaret's Rainbow Gallery is always filled with works of art and receives many many compliments!!


Documents and Forms    AVRSB Electoral Boundary Review
   AVRSB Long Range Outlook
   How to Prevent, Find, and Treat Head Lice
   2014-2015 Continuous School Improvement Annual Report

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.

  • 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.

  • School Milk Program Survey!!

    Please fill out the survey to give our school a chance to win 1000.00 towards books, music or gym equipment!! Thank You!!!

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