School Districts  

New Providence
Northeastern District

District Superintendent:

Mrs. Lenora Black
P. O. Box N. 3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Telephone: (242) 326-7177 or                       (242) 502-2704
Fax: (242) 328-7329
Email:

LOCATION:

The Northeastern District is located in the northeastern quadrant on the island of New Providence. The District’s northern and eastern boundaries are the sea. East Street is its western boundary. The District’s southern boundary begins at the junction of East Street and Wulff Road. It extends eastward to Marathon Road, south on Marathon Road to Robinson Road, east on Robinson Road/Prince Charles Drive extending to the sea. The Northeastern District comprises approximately fifteen square miles.

MISSION STATEMENT:

The mission of the Northeastern District is to ensure that a quality education is delivered to all students through superior instructional opportunities, improved partnership and interaction with teachers, parents, students and the community.


THEME:

Committed to Lifelong Learning.


NORTHEASTERN DISTRICT SCHOOLS

PRIMARY SCHOOLS (Five)

CENTREVILLE PRIMARY

Street Address:
West Avenue, Centreville
Mailing Address:
P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Telephone:
(242)325-3736
Fax: (242)325-3089
Established: September 1967
Motto: Build Better Aim High
Enrolment: 540

Staff:
23
(administrative & teaching)
Principal: Mrs. Janet Culmer


COLUMBUS PRIMARY

Named in honour of:

Historic European Explorer
Street Address:
Collins Avenue & Wulff Road
Mailing Address:
P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Telephone: (242) 323-7940
Fax: (242) 323-4728

Established:
September, 1999 - The result of the amalgamation of William Gordon Primary school & Columbus Primary school, both formerly housed on the site.
Motto: Hard Work Is The Key To Success
Enrolment: 956
Staff: 48 (administrative & teaching)
Principal: Mrs. Ella Collie


PALMDALE PRIMARY

Street Address:
Madeira Street, Palmdale
Mailing Address:
P. O. Box N3914,
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Telephone:
(242) 393-8252
Fax: (242) 394-0296
Established:

1969 as Palmdale Primary School(Formerly Eastern Junior School)
Motto:
Learning and Growing Together
Enrolment: 596
Staff:
27
(administrative & teaching)
Principal: Miss Beccamae Stubbs


SANDILANDS PRIMARY

Named in honour of:
Robert Sandilands, Judge and Plantation owner who gave a portion of his land for the establish-ment of a school for the children of freed slaves.
Street Address: Foxhill Road, Sandilands Village
Mailing Address: P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Telephone:
(242) 324-2023
Fax: (242) 364-5885
Established:
1845
Motto: Success Through Labour and Prayer
Enrolment: 718
Staff: 33 (administrative & teaching)
Principal: Mr. Wenly Fowler


URIAH MCPHEE PRIMARY

Named in honour of: The late Uriah McPhee, Businessman, Area Representative in The House of Assembly, Area Resident, Advocate of Education for all.
Street Address: Kemp Road
Mailing Address: P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Email:
Uriah@batelnet.com
Telephone: (242) 393-0026 (242) 394-0270
Fax:
(242) 394-0730
Established: April 26, 1972
Motto:
People Need People
Enrolment: 1073
Staff:

54 (administrative & teaching)

Principal: Mrs. Thelma Dean


JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS (Two)

D. W. DAVIS JR. HIGH

Named in honour of:
Donald Webster Davis (1916-1971) a renowned and distinguished educator.
Street Address: Wilton Street
Mailing Address: P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Telephone:
(242) 322-3078
Fax: (242) 356-2222
Established: 1968– Eastern Secondary School, Wilton St. Later re-named D.W.Davis Jr. High School (Formerly Eastern Senior School, Mackey St. and Eastern Central School, Shirley St.)
Motto: No Quest No Conquest
Enrolment: 1200
Staff:

71
(Administrative & teaching)

Principal: Mr. Abraham Stubbs


L. W. YOUNG JR. HIGH

Named in honour of:
Street
Leon Walton Young (1876-1962), Builder & Architect, Area Representative in The House of Assembly, Area Resident, Proponent of Education for all.
Address: Bernard Road
Mailing Address:

P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas

Telephone:
(242) 393-2327 (242) 393-2328
Fax: (242) 394-1986
Established: 1972
Motto: Together We Build
Enrolment: 695
Staff: 60
(Administrative & teaching)
Principal: Mrs. Keturah Wright


SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS (Two)

C. I. GIBSON SR. HIGH

Named in honour of: Charles Irvin Gibson (1887-1941) a distinguished educator who served through out the Bahama isles
Street Address: Marathon Road
Mailing Address: P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Telephone: (242) 393-0743
Fax: (242) 393-3534
Established: 1966 Pyfrom Road Secondary 1973 C. I. Gibson Secondary School
Motto: Second to None
Enrolment: 890
Staff:

70
(administrative & teaching)

Principal: Mrs. Lillian Hall


DORIS JOHNSON SENIOR HIGH

Named in honour of: The late Doris Johnson, a distinguished educator, and the first female member of the House of Assembly
Street Address: Prince Charles Drive
Mailing Address: P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Telephone: (242) 364-5263
Fax: (242) 364-5258
Opened: September 2002
Motto: Building Leaders Through Education
Enrolment: 800
Staff: 62 (administrative & teaching
Principal: Mr. Geoffrey McPhee


SPECIAL SCHOOLS (Three)

THE HOSPITAL PROJECT

Location: The Children’s Ward, Princess Margaret Hospital
Mailing Address: P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Established: 1979
Enrolment: Varies (Determined by admissions to hospital)
Staff: Two
Principal/teacher: Mrs. Deborah Johnson


THE ERIN GILMOUR SALVATION ARMY SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND

Street Address: Mackey Street
Mailing Address: P. O. Box N1980
Nassau N. P., Bahamas
Telephone: (242) 394-3197 (242) 393-6685
Established:
1948 (Adult Education)
1970 (Formal school established for students)
Motto: Strive For Excellence
Enrolment: Seventeen
Staff: Five
Principal/teacher: Miss Maria Deleveaux


P. A. C. E
Providing access to continued education
(A programme for teen mothers)
Street Address: Dowdeswell Street and Christie Street.
Mailing Address: P. O. Box N3914
Nassau, N. P., Bahamas
Telephone: (242) 356-0943
Fax: (242) 328-7329
Established: 1970
Enrolment: Varies
Staff: Four
Coordinator/social worker: Mrs. Aleila Adderley
Principal/teacher: Mrs. Dorothea Thompson