Eastern Passage Real Estate Listings and Information

Eastern Passage

Eastern Passage has historically been tied to the fishing industry and its waterfront demonstrates this with multiple small wharves and piers. The construction of CFB Shearwater, a military air base, at the northern boundary of the community during World War I, along with the construction of the Imperial Oil (later Esso), Texaco (later Ultramar) oil refinery, theVolvo Halifax Assembly plant and automobile import/export facility following World War II redefined the local economy. New highway connections have resulted in the majority of area residents commuting to Downtown Halifax or Dartmouth.

  

The Cove at Eastern Passage in 2001

Schools

 

Ocean View Elementary School

 

  • Type: Elementary
  • Grades: Primary to 4
  • Constructed: 1954
  • Current Square Footage: 44,061 sq ft (4,093.4 m2).
  • Website: http://www.oves.ednet.ns.ca

 

Tallahassee Community School

 

  • Type: Elementary
  • Grades: Primary to 4
  • Constructed: 1991
  • Current Square Footage: 64,600 sq ft (6,000 m2).
  • Website: http://www.tcs.ednet.ns.ca

 

*Whether elementary students attend Oceanview or Tallahassee is dependent on living location within the area.

 

Seaside Elementary

 

  • Type: SR. Elementary
  • Grades: 4 French Immersion, 5, 6
  • Constructed: 1974
  • Current Square Footage: 44,737 sq ft (4,156.2 m2).
  • Website: http://seaside.ednet.ns.ca

 

Eastern Passage Education Centre

 

  • Type: Junior High
  • Grades: 7 to 9
  • Constructed: 1999
  • Current Square Footage: 82,645 sq ft (7,678.0 m2).

 

Proposed High School

 

Note: High school (Grades 10-12) students are bussed out of the community to neighboring Cole Harbour District High School. There has been talk for many year of a new high school for students from Eastern Passage and neighbouring Woodside. Finally, an announcement was made in April 2012 of a High School tentatively opening in September, 2014.

 

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