Shihiya School

Shihiya School has been owned and operated by Splatsin since 1980. The preschool through grade seven curriculum follows that of the Province of B.C. in addition to the integration of Splatsin language and culture into learning. The School is Certified by the First Nations Schools Association (FNSA) every five years and is federally funded by Indigenous Services Canada (ISC).

Contact Shihiya School

5361 Jackpine Road
Enderby, B.C.
V0E 1V0

Phone: (250) 838-2246


The Shihiya School has four classes in 2020/21. Each classroom covers two to three grades and is led by a Qualified Teacher and a Certified Education Assistant.

  • K4-K5: Teacher Amanda Miller    
  • Grade 1-2: Teacher Amanda Racher
  • Grade 3-4: Teacher Ashley Marta
  • Grade 5-7: Teacher Reidun Kopp
Programs & Services
  • Professional and Certified Teachers and Education Assistants
  • Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) and Speech Assistant on-site daily
  • Occupational Therapist on-site weekly
  • Language and Culture lessons 3 x weekly
  • Busing provided within a catchment area
  • Literacy, numeracy, behavioral, language and culture support through First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) programs
  • Special education support through assessments, Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and time-bound) goals for students supported by the First Nations Steering Committee
  • Monthly parent-teacher meetings
  • Home School Liaison who provides support to parents and students learning at home[DC1] 
  • Daily meals provided to students including a healthy breakfast, morning snack and afternoon snack
  • Outdoor classroom at a traditional Kekuli site

Parent & Student Guides

Coming soon…


Registration is now open for the 2022-23 school year.


Shihiya School works in collaboration with First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) and First Nations School Association (FNSA). The School is certified every five years by FNSA. The curriculum is delivered within the B.C. Ministry of Education Framework and embedded with Splatsin culture, history and language.


Coming soon…

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