Success for all learners, today and tomorrow
Caring and passionate district and school staff fostering strong relationships and partnerships with parents and the community, resulting in innovative, supportive educational programs
Programs & Services
Student Support Services
We facilitates student development, wellness and learning by promoting an environment that allows students to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes for life long learning and fulfillment.
School District #58 (Nicola-Similkameen) is proud to serve students from our six local Bands, the Metis Nation and from Aboriginal communities outside of our district.
Our French Immersion school/program encourages students to communicate in French at every opportunity. We teach all subjects in the BC curriculum through the medium of French. From Grade 3 onward, students are also introduced to reading and writing in English.
SCIDES (South Central Interior Distance Education School) is a distributed learning (DL) school offering Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) courses, as well as courses for adult learners. SCIDES a fully funded, public, and accredited BC school with programs and courses that are free for BC residents.
Diverse Programs & Learning Opportunities
We offer a range of learning opportunities for students including an independent directed studies program, a continuing education centre, adventure tourism program, AVID and a regional distributed learning center. A teacher-student laptop program and secondary alternate programs are available. Students’ educational experiences are enhanced through diverse programs in fine arts, trades, athletics, and K-12 French immersion that is offered in Merritt.
The community of Merritt is home to 5 Elementary Schools, 1 Secondary School and the Kengard Learning Centre.
The community of Princeton is home to 2 Elementary Schools, 1 Secondary School and The Bridge.
Here is information on ventilation systems at our district schools. This includes information on how systems meet requirements for regular inspection and…
Updated on August 17, 2021
September 7, 2021
September 1, 2021 Letter to Families – Back to School COVID-19 Measures