St. John’s has two school boards: the Eastern School District and the Conseil Scolaire Francophone.Schools in the city include Bishop Abraham, Macdonald Drive Elementary, St. John Bosco, Virginia Park Elementary School, Prince of Wales Collegiate, St. Andrew’s Elementary, Gonzaga High School, District School, Brother Rice Junior High, Waterford Valley High, and École des Grands-Vents. Private school options are also available.
Post-secondary institutions in St. John’s include College of the North Atlantic, with programs in business, trades, arts, tourism, and healthcare; Memorial University of Newfoundland, offering undergraduate and graduate programs in arts, education, social sciences, languages, business, medicine, and technology; and Queen’s College, with courses in theological studies.
The Rooms is a combination of provincial archives, a museum, and an art gallery. It houses exhibits and programs related to the natural world, art, history, and architecture. Artifacts include photographs, clothing, tools and equipment, documents, works of art, and plant and animal specimens. The venue holds events throughout the year and can be booked for private functions.
The Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden features plants and trees from Newfoundland and around the world. The 100-acre nature reserve features walking trails, themed garden areas, wetlands, forests, and a greenhouse, as well as a café and gift shop. A number of events and guided tours are held throughout the year.