Community Learning

We take great pride in helping both locals and those from abroad achieve their full potential in our region. Rocky Mountain International Student Program (RMISP) Based in Kimberley, RMISP is a program that places students in high schools, middle schools and elementary schools. Cranbrook Society for Community Living Provides support and enhancement for those with […]

Other Education Opportunities

From dance and music classes to skiing and kayaking lessons, our region offers instruction for a wide variety of indoor activities and outdoor pursuits. Stages School of Dance – Cranbrook Aspire Dance Academy – Cranbrook Kootenay Dance Academy – Kimberley Rocky Mountain Pro Drivers – Cranbrook Kimberley Alpine Resort Winter Sports School Spirit Rock Climbing […]

Post-Secondary Education

College of the Rockies (COTR) is an award-winning institution that offers programs in trades, recreation, tourism, business, computer science, health and university studies to over 10,000 students. The main campus, located in Cranbrook, is where most of the administrative and student services are housed. The Gold Creek campus, which is only a stone’s throw from […]

Preschools/Day Care

Our region has several preschools and day care facilities, designed for working parents and parents looking for early education opportunities for their children. Cranbrook Montessori – Cranbrook Kid’s Connection Preschool – Cranbrook The Little Acorn Preschool Centre – Cranbrook East Kootenay Childcare Resource & Referral – Cranbrook Kids On Campus Children’s Centre – Cranbrook Alliance […]

Private and Independent Schools

The Cranbrook-Kimberley Development Zone has a number of private schools, including a brand new cultural school: Kootenay Christian Academy – Cranbrook (K-10) Enrolment: 160, Capacity: approx. 180 St. Mary’s Catholic Independent School – Cranbrook (K-6) Enrolment: 122 Kimberley Independent School – Kimberley (K-8) Aqamnik Elementary School – Cranbrook (Independent school that mainly caters to Metis […]

Public Schools

Cranbrook is in the Southeast Kootenay School District No. 5 and Kimberley is in the Rocky Mountain School District No. 6. Want to learn more about public schools in our region? Check out the following: Elementary Schools Amy Woodland Elementary School – Cranbrook (K-6) Enrolment: 266, Capacity: 300 Gordon Terrace Elementary School – Cranbrook (K-6) […]