District Context

The Strategic Plan

The Board of Education thanks community members, partner groups and management staff who have contributed insights into the ongoing work of the Strategic Plan which is established on the fundamental principles of providing:

  • Caring, safe and welcoming schools
  • Educational opportunities to improve student success
  • Proactive planning for maintaining healthy and sustainable schools
  • Responsible stewardship of resources

 

The District Context

The Langley School District is situated on the traditional unceded territories of the Matsqui, Kwantlen, Katzie, and Semiahmoo First Nations. It is comprised of the City of Langley and the Township of Langley and is located in the central Fraser Valley, 40 kilometers east of Vancouver. The 2016 census indicates that Langley has a population of just over 143,000 people and above average individual and family incomes. Bordered on the north by the Fraser River and by the Canada/US border to the south, the District serves 21,900 FTE students in 44 school sites. Langley neighbours Surrey and Abbotsford to the west and east respectively, and operates on an annual budget of $275,000,000.

The Langley Board of Education, governing 44 school sites, consists of seven Trustees, five elected from the Township of Langley, two elected from the City of Langley. The Board is in the third year of its four-year term.

The Trustees