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Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre & Academy

Located In Terre Noire
Where To Find Us
11070 Cabot Trail
Terre Noire, NS B0E 1C0
Areas Served Inverness County
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Phone 902-235-7500
Contact Peter Goosens, Principal, Strait Regional School Board
Mailing Address PO Box 3 
Margaree Harbour 
NS B0E 2B0
Fax 902-235-7504
Description & Services
Information Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre/Academy is a Grade Primary - Grade 12 school. The student population comes the following catchment areas; Pleasant Bay, Cap-le-Moine, Saint-Joseph-du-Moine, Grand-Étang, Point Cross, Chéticamp, Petit-Étang, and from all the different Margaree areas. CBHEC/A has a very diverse population!  
Services/Opportunities available for students: 
- Schools Plus 
- French Immersion P-12 
- Options and Opportunities (O2) (French and English) 
- English Programming P-12 (Community College and University Prep) 
- Cooperative Education programs in French and English, Grades 11-12 
- Play-based P-2 Programming 
Services available to students & general public use, after school hours: 
- Playground 
- Gymnasium  
- Soccer Fields 
- Basketball Courts 
- Mini Golf 
- Community recreational activities. For more details about recreational opportunities contact the Inverness County Recreation Department 
Eligibility Grade Primary - Grade 12
Dates School Calendar Year: September - June/Monday - Friday
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible - Parking, Accessible Washrooms
Special Information
Established September 2000
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