Rocky Mountain International Student Program - School District No. 6

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School Districts Welcome:

The Rocky Mountain International Student Program (RMISP) welcomes students from around the world to its public schools in Kimberley, Invermere, Golden, Revelstoke, Cranbrook, and Fernie in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. RMISP manages the international student programs in three BC public school districts: School District No. 5 (Southeast Kootenay), School District No. 6 (Rocky Mountain), and School District No. 19 (Revelstoke). This combined area includes the world-famous Rocky Mountains as well as the skier's-paradise Purcell and Selkirk mountain ranges.


Nearest Airport:

Canadian Rockies International Airport (Cranbrook, BC)








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Welcome to Rocky Mountain International Student Program - School District No. 6

3 reasons to choose our International Student Program

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RMISP is renowned for having the most program-organized activities, events, and trips. Can participate in 20 or more amazing "experiences" while in Canada!

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Rocky Rewards is a one-of-a-kind incentive program that encourages international students to take their study-abroad experience to the next level. Earn points, elevate your experience, win prizes!

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Unique elective courses like Outdoor Education, Chef Training, Astronomy, Hockey Skill Development, etc. provide RMISP students with unique opportunities to learn new things in unique settings.

Offerings & Activities

School Facilities

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Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Cross-country running, Swimming, Ski/Snowboard racing, Curling, Rugby, Golf, Track and Field, Tennis, Hockey, Options vary from school to school and depend on student interest. Confirm before enrolling.

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Special Offerings & Activities

Advanced Placement,  Academies,  French Immersion

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Outdoor Education classes at MBSS, SSS, SpSS, DTSS, and GSS; Outdoor Education at GSS (extra cost); Culinary Arts at DTSS; Life guarding at GSS; Hockey Skill Development at SSS and DTSS; Volleyball/Basketball Skills at RSS. Classes subject to subscription. Confirm availability on a yearly basis.




Details & Facts

School Operator: State School

Program Established: 1987

Total number of schools: 30+

Total Students: 9000+

Number of High schools for international students: 7

Total international students grade 9-12: 160+

Grades: K - 12

Info: RMISP is pleased to provide international students with top quality curricular and extra-curricular opportunities to learn, play, and grow in School Districts 5, 6, and 19. All RMISP high schools are committed to academic excellence in learning environments that are innovative, collaborative, and engaging. Graduating international students have gone on to study at top universities in Canada, the USA, and worldwide.

International students accepted for: 9,  10,  11,  12

Foreign Languages: French,  French Immersion,  Spanish

Entrance Dates: September,  February,  flexible entrance upon request and availability

Length of stay: 3 months/Term,  5 months/semester,  10 months/full year,  until graduation

Application Deadlines: November 30 / May 30 (or until full)

Application Process: Online Application Forms,  Letter of Acceptance





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Location: small-town

Info: The RMISP communities of Kimberley, Invermere, Golden, Revelstoke, Cranbrook, and Fernie are located in the world-famous Kootenay Rockies region of British Columbia . World-class ski resorts and other amazing recreational amenities are close by and at the most a 30-minute drive away.


Number of courses / system: both - depending on individual school

Accomodation: Homestay

Info: Our host families are an integral part of RMISP. They are carefully selected and must undergo Criminal Record Checks before being accepted into the homestay program. Their active and enthusiastic participation in our program enhances each student's cultural experience and contributes to the maximization of their time in Canada. Each family provides a safe, comfortable home environment, a private bedroom for the student with facilities for studying, and three meals (and snacks) each day.
We have six Homestay Coordinators who look after an average of 30 students each. They make sure that each student is placed with a family who is the best possible match.


Our Schools

High School Total Enrolment Website
Selkirk Secondary School 400
Mount Baker Secondary School 800
Golden Secondary School 350
David Thompson Secondary School 425
Revelstoke Secondary School 400
Fernie Secondary School 300
Sparwood Secondary School 300

Our Fee Structure

Application Fee CAD 500 EUR 321,42
 Full Year Tuition Fee CAD 14000 EUR 8999,74
Semester Tuition Fee CAD 7250 EUR 4660,58
Annual Homestay Placement Fee CAD 500 EUR 321,42
Homestay Monthly Fee CAD 1050 EUR 674,98
Health Insurance Monthly Fee CAD 100 EUR 64,28
Annual Custodianship Fee CAD EUR -
Airport Pick-up Fee CAD EUR -
Total Semester Fees CAD 14000 EUR 8999,74
Total Annual Fees CAD 26500 EUR 17035,23

Please calculate additional costs for
Airfare approx. Euro 1000 to Euro 1500
Study Permit approx. Euro 105
Pocket money approx. Euro 200 to 250/month
If applicable additional health/accident/third part liability insurance

Health Insurance: mandatory

valid for school year 2021/22

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