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Chester District Elementary School

South Shore Regional School Board

Located In Chester
Where To Find Us
202 Duke St
Chester, NS B0J 1J0
Areas Served Chester
Social Media Facebook
Phone 902-275-2750
Contact Bernie Van Doninck, Principal
Alternate Contact Charlene Langille, Administrative Assistant
Mailing Address PO Box 368 
Chester, NS 
Canada B0J 1J0
Fax 902-275-2755
Description & Services
Nestled in the welcoming Village of Chester, Chester District School serves a broad catchment area on the beautiful South Shore of Nova Scotia.  
With approximately 300 students ranging from Grade Primary to Grade Five, our school is committed to ensuring high levels of achievement for all students.  
As a thriving and integral part of our community, CDS offers a broad complement of programming and after-school activities and a highly committed staff. 
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) - 12 year(s) 
Grade Primary to Grade 5
Special Information
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