School District No. 57 (Prince George)
About School District 57
School District No. 57 serves approximately 13,000 students in 40 schools in an area that extends from Mackenzie to the north, through Prince George, west to Cluculz Lake, south to Hixon and east to McBride and Valemount to the Alberta Border.
The district employs approximately 1,850 people, making it one of the largest employers outside of the lower mainland of British Columbia.
We are a dynamic and progressive district. Prince George’s education system encompasses 32 elementary 8 secondary and the Centre for Learning Alternatives. The district offers choice schools in the area of Montessori, French Immersion and Traditional.
Life in the Central Interior of British Columbia
Known as BC’s northern capital, Prince George is a bustling city of over 77,000 residents, situated at the crossroads of Hwy. 97 (north-south) and Hwy. 16 (east-west), and at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers. As a major City of the Pacific Rim, Prince George is firmly tied to the global market. The area offers a lifestyle that is definitely worth boasting about. Residents enjoy affordable housing, incomes above provincial averages, an extensive range of quality services, and cultural and sports events. Recreational opportunities are second to none and range from golfing, skiing, fishing and hunting to an endless list of team sports. Local post secondary educational facilities include the University of Northern British Columbia and the College of New Caledonia.