Mission Statement

Our school community respects individuality and holds creativity in high esteem; we deliver an innovative educational experience nurturing the wellbeing of our students.

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The Kimberley Independent School is a Group 1 Independent School nestled in the East Kootenays in beautiful Kimberley, BC. We offer an outstanding K-9 school program as well as prekindergarten options and after school care.


The KIS curriculum meets or exceeds Ministry of Education guidelines. There is a strong focus on core subjects as well as daily French instruction following the AIM language program.


The Kimberley Independent School offers daily physical activity including outdoor education opportunities and inter-scholastic sports.

Childcare spaces

Free Kindergarten

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Small class sizes


Registration For the fall of 2020

PreKindergarten and School aged

Although this may feel like a long way away, registration will be opening in the new year and that date is not so far away.  We are currently in the process of discussing dates, fees, structure and more.  We will keep everyone informed via this website and our Facebook page.





It is our aim to provide an exciting and motivating learning environment where children are engaged in rich, meaningful experiences that will sculpt curious, awe-inspired, life-long learners.


What you can expect at KIS:

  • Small class sizes
  • Academic excellence through project-based, hands on and experiential approaches to learning
  • Multiple field trips each year
  • Music, Visual and Dramatic Arts integrated into weekly learning
  • Daily conversational French (AIM)
  • Extended blocks of activities such as: swimming, gymnastics, climbing and skating
  • Flex-Fridays - programming such as cooking, build-it, skiing, drama
  • After school and lunch time clubs
  • Option for After School Care until 5:30
  • Free Kindergarten
  • Childcare spaces available


    Registration is open

    2019 2020 PreK Registration Form below

    PreK Registration Form 2019 2020 PreK Registration Form 2019 2020 (314 KB)

    2019 2020 Kindergarten to Grade 7 Registration Form below

    2019 2020 Registration Form 2019 2020 Registration Form (643 KB)



    Front Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 3:30pm