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 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.
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.
SD58 features 3 Alternative Schools offering the highest quality alternative programming.
Draft Policy for Public Consultation: 1.40 Policy Development and Currency
We welcome you to review the following new policy being brought forward for public consultation. For questions or comments please contact Secretary…
Board Meeting Minutes
Please see below for the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Board of Education SD 58 held on April 12, 2023.
Superintendents Report: May 2023
Please see below for Superintendent McNiven’s report for May 2023.
Board of Education Meeting: May 2023
The next Board of Education for School District No. 58 (Nicola-Similkameen) meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at 6:00…