Did You Know?

Kimberley is home to the largest freestanding cuckoo clock in Canada.

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 students but has some non-First Nations kids too.
    • Enrolment: 53, Capacity: 60
  • Rocky Mountain Distributed Learning – Based in Kimberley, this independent school offers elementary and secondary programs for home schooled students. It also delivers high school courses and offers courses not available in public schools. (K-12)
    • Enrolment: 17
  • Kootenay Discovery School – Based in Fernie, but it has a teacher who runs the program at Kootenay Orchards Elementary School in Cranbrook.