District Context

The District Context


Langley is situated on the unceded, traditional, and ancestral territories of the  Matsqui, Kwantlen, Katzie, and Semihamoo First Nations. The District is comprised of the City of Langley and the Township of Langley and is located in the central Fraser Valley, 40 kilometres east of Vancouver. Langley has a population of just fewer than 126,000 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 over 23,000 students in 43 schools. Langley neighbours Surrey and Abbotsford to the west and east respectively, and operates on an annual budget of $168,472,270. Langley’s economic base is diverse, with a broad mix of business, light industry, services and agriculture.

District Information

School District #35 Profile

Langley is the 8th largest school district in the province. It operates:

    • 30 elementary schools
      • 1 year-round school
      • 4 dual track schools
      • 2 choice fundamental schools
      • 1 fine arts (K – 5) school
    • 4 neighbourhood middle schools
      • 1 dual track
  • 1 choice fundamental middle and secondary school
  • 1 choice fine arts (1 – 12) elementary/secondary school
  • 6 neighbourhood secondary schools
    • 3 dual track
    • an International Baccalaureate World School
  • 1 alternate school
  • 2 distributed learning centre/continuing education centre
    • 1 K – 9 distributed learning centre

Langley Student Population

(Based on February, 2014 1701 Data)

 PopulationTotal Population
Total Students20,592
Aboriginal Students1891
AB Male948
AB Female 943
Special Education2267
SPED Male1556
SPED Female711
English Language Learners975
ELL Male522
ELL Female453

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