About School District #59


The Peace River South School District (SD #59) is a progressive, forward thinking district located in the Northeast region of British Columbia near the Alberta border.  The district offices are centered in Dawson Creek and also include the communities of Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge.  SD #59 offers K-12 programs at 20 schools with an enrolment of approximately 3,600 students.

The core business of SD #59 is ensuring a Quality Education for each Student with the core value of Continuous Learning for All.

We have a strong belief in developing teachers, meeting students where they are, and providing a rich meaningful experience for all learners.

School is not in session over the weekend. Students return to school on Monday, March 30, 2020.
The StrongStart program does not run on weekends. The program resumes on Monday, March 30, 2020.