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Schools & Education

There are two public schools and one college in Tumbler Ridge. The public schools are part of School District 59. The School District maintains an excellent outdoor education centre at Gwillim Lake.

Northern Lights College

Northern Lights College maintains a satellite campus in Tumbler Ridge, located in the high school. The college offers many programs and courses designed to meet the needs of Tumbler Ridge's residents. Please call 250-242-5591 for more information.



Tumbler Ridge Senior Secondary (7-12)

Tumbler Ridge Senior Secondary is located in the downtown core, near the Community Centre.  For additional information, call 250-242-4227.


Tumbler Ridge Elementary (K-6)

Tumbler Ridge Elementary school is located in the heart of the residential area of town, within easy walking distance for many. For additional information, call 250-242-5281.


Tumbler Ridge Children's Centre

For preschool and childminding, parents can use the TR Children's Centre Society. The Preschool is located in the lower level of the Community Centre. For more information call 250-242-4503.