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Purcell Collegiate School

Grades Gr. 6 TO Gr. 12 — Kimberley, BC (MAP)

Purcell Collegiate School:

Pages in this report:

  • Grades
    Gr. 6 — Gr. 12
  • Gender
  • Class Size
    12 — 20 students
  • Tuition
    $45,000 to 60,000/year
  • Language of instruction
  • Associations
  • Enrolment
    60 boarding students
  • Curriculum
  • Next open house
  • Application Deadline

School address

  • PO Box 8, Stn. Main, Kimberley, British Columbia, V1A 2Y5 (MAP)

Our Perspective

How we see Purcell Collegiate School

Founded on the vision of providing a unique setting for university preparation amidst spectacular mountain views, Purcell Collegiate is committed to nurturing effective and engaged global citizens. The school’s progressive learning environment emphasizes a world-class education, combining strong academics with real-life experiences. The students benefit from individual attention within small class sizes. Inspired by the First Peoples’ principles of learning, the school is dedicated to fostering self-awareness, personal resolve, and leadership. Purcell Collegiate’s curriculum infuses academic rigor with leadership experiences, clubs, and daily life skills. The school's unique location, with easy access to outdoor and indoor amenities, provides students with enriching educational opportunities. Purcell Collegiate stands out with its state-of-the-art campus, connection to nature, comprehensive STEAM programs, and partnership with the Aq’am Community of the Ktunaxa Nation. This approach aspires to build students into competent thinkers and communicators, personally and socially capable in all life areas.

School's Perspective

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How Purcell Collegiate School sees itself

The school administration answered our questions

Who are you, as a school?

"Purcell Collegiate is not a traditional or conventional “private school.” It is a paradigm-shifting Group 4 independent school purpose-built to change the way education is offered and engaged in British Columbia. The school's landmark partnership with the ʔaq̓am Community distinguishes it as a learning opportunity for students and elevates it as a social impact incubator and economic development generator in support of the Truth and Reconciliation process and as a lighthouse project toward a decolonized future."

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