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
We welcome you to review the following new policy being brought forward for public consultation. For questions or comments please contact Secretary…
You will find the approved meeting minutes from the June 2023 Board of Education meeting attached.
The next Board of Education for School District No. 58 (Nicola-Similkameen) meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at 6:00…
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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 Provincial Online Learning School, offering Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) courses, as well as courses for adult learners. SCIDES is 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.