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Welcome to Francois Lake Elementary

Francois Lake Elementary (FLES), part of School District No. 91 Nechako Lakes, is located in Burns Lake, BC Canada. Our family school was started in 1919 and still carries on some of the past traditions to this day. 
The school serves 66​ students from Kindergarten through grade 7. 
The FLES staff consists of 3 Teachers, ​1 Support staff, one Custodian, Prin​​c​i​pal, Vice Principal​ and Administrative Assistant. Our dedicated and experienced teaching and support staff work hard to ensure that students receive a quality education. 
Bi-weekly newsletters, website updates and PAC meetings keep students, parents and the community informed about activities and events occurring at our school. 
If you have any comments, questions or concerns please email us at [email protected]
Nechako Lakes School District gratefully acknowledges that we live, work, and play on the unceded, ancestral territories of fourteen First Nations representing the Dakelh, Nedut’en and Wet’suwet’en peoples.
Strategic Education Plan


Achieve educational excellence in an environment that honours diversity and personalized learning.


Develop learners to make positive contributions in our evolving global community.
Our Goals
Honouring People, Land and History
School District 91

Bell Schedule

8:55  Warning Bell
9:00 Morning Bell
10:30 Recess - Start
10:45 Recess End
12:15 Lunch - Outside time starts
12:40 Lunch - Students line up
12:45  Lunch - Students eat
1:00 Class time restart
2:53 End of Day Bell