Welcome to School District #49

Residing on the traditional territories of the Nuxalmc, Heiltsuk, and Wuikinuxv peoples, the Central Coast School District (SD #49) lies on the Central Coast of British Columbia, 452 km west of Williams Lake at the end of Highway 20.

Geographically, one of the largest school districts with schools in Wuikinuvx in Rivers Inlet, Denny Island, Hagensborg and Bella Coola, the Central Coast School District educates approximately 200 students in areas abundant in scenery, steeped in natural history and an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise.

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Our Mission

Working together to create a safe, welcoming environment that prepares each learner to reach their full potential.

Our Vision

Healthy Community Encouraging Life Long Learners


Our Values

Respect Individuality, Nurture Curiosity, Enrich Outdoor Experience, Inspire Academic Opportunities, Cultivate Diverse Learning Styles, Communicate Towards Cultural/Social Understanding

Upcoming Zoom Meetings

Topic: SD49 Board Meeting
Time: March 14, 2023 6:00 PM

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School Calendar – 2022-23

The following calendar has been approved by School District #49 (Central Coast) for the following school year 2022-23.




February 23, 2023
The Board of education is seeking public input on the 2023-2024 district calendar by March 10, 2023.  Please email tmoren@sd49.ca with input for consideration or recommended changes to the draft.



October 4, 2022


September 6, 2022



Latest SD49 Posts




SAMS Grizzlies Makes Provincials!

  SAMS Grizzlies Makes Provincials! SAMS Grizzlies makes school history with 2 basketball teams qualifying for Provincials! Congratulations to the Junior Girls and Senior Boys! We are very proud of all the players who have worked very hard to reach their goals and who have shown excellent commitment and teamwork. The teams would like to…


Totem Welcome

  Totem Welcome Nusatsum and SAMS students and staff created welcome signage for display towards the highway as the Snuxyaltwa Nuxalk Totem returned to Nuxalk Territory on February 16th, 2023.   


A Push for Equity

A Push for Equity Chief and Council for the Nuxalk Nation and School District 49 Staff and trustees gathered for a meal and collaborative discussions with Ministry of Education and Childcare’s Superintendent(s) of Indigenous Education on January 31, 2023.  Through the lens of Truth and Reconciliation, while sharing historical truths, topics included improving student outcomes,…



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Tel: 250.982.2691

Fax: 250-982-2319

Email: Contact@sd49.ca

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