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
District News & Events
“Little Big People Event”
Are you looking for more information or resources for your 3-5 year old? Stengthening the Early Years to Kindergarten Transitions are setting…
Updated Policies for Review
Three district policies were made available for public review and input (Policies 280, 610 and 611) in January. Updates have been made…
Board Meeting Minutes
Please see below for the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education of SD 58 held on February 8,…
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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.
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.
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.
SD58 features 3 Alternative Schools offering the highest quality alternative programming.