Shoal Lake 39 First Nation

Site: David Kejick School - Mailing Address

Service: First Nation School

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
Student body is approx 80 students
Description (Service) Operates a public on-reserve school for elementary and junior high school students  
  • Offers a full curriculum for students from Junior Kindergarten (JK) to Grade 8; approved and inspected by the Ontario Ministry of Education  
  • Teaches Native language as a subject course  
  • Offers a school gymnasium, computer room, library and a music program 
  • Provides a hot lunch program 
  • Coordinates a cross-country running program  
  • Offers cultural and traditional outings such as ice fishing, dog sledding, snowshoeing 
  • Provides bus transportation for all students attending the school
Special Education  
  • Provides special education assistance for students with learning difficulties  
  • Strives for maximum amount of integration with regular programs
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Shoal Lake 39 First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 4 year(s) and up 
Members of Shoal Lake #39 First Nation
Special Education
Any child with special needs and/or learning difficulties
  • Registration required  
  • Must show copy of child's birth certificate/status card (or other satisfactory proof of age) and immunization records
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone Main: 807-733-2565 
Fax 807-733-2817
Primary Contact Veronica Wapioke, Secretary
Alternate Contact Christine Chan, Principal; Email:
Site Location Community is approx 48 km W of Kenora off Hwy 17, then 16 km S on Hwy 673 , located along NW shores of Shoal Lake
Located In Community Shoal Lake 39 First Nation
Address Shoal Lake, ON P0X 1E0
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Mailing Address c/o David Kejick School 
PO Box 7 
Kejick Post Office 
Kejick, ON P0X 1E0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Education ; Federal - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)