International Students

Pick Your Program: Lord Selkirk School Division

Lord Selkirk School Division LogoGeneral Offerings

  • Middle Years
  • Senior Years
  • Technical/Vocational Program
  • ESL Program

Key Information


Selkirk is a safe, charming, quiet, small rural city with a population of 12 000, located along the Red River 20 minutes north of Manitoba's capital city Winnipeg. Selkirk's surrounding area has much to offer, with Lake Winnipeg and its beautiful beaches to the north, and Whiteshell Provincial Park to the east; both providing excellent swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, and camping opportunities, a short drive from Selkirk. To the west we have Oak Hammock Marsh and the wetlands, which are home to many birds and animals. South of Selkirk we are rich in history with Lower Fort Garry, a national historic fort and St. Andrews Church, the oldest stone church in western Canada. Selkirk is a growing community that offers a wide variety of entertainment for all ages, this variety of establishments includes golfing, mini-golf, soccer, fishing, skateboarding, among others. Visit the City of Selkirk website for more information.

Accommodation Options:

Health Insurance Requirement:
Purchasing health insurance is compulsory for International Students to Lord Selkirk School Division. Medical insurance and services for a school year or semester will cost $350.

Student Population:
There are 15 public schools in Lord Selkirk School Division (Kindergarten to Grade 12), one of which is a high school. There are 5000 students in Lord Selkirk School Division of which 1200 attend Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School (LSRCSS).

Study Periods:
Our school year begins in September and ends in June. LSRCSS operates on a semester system. Semester One starts in September and ends in January; Semester two starts in February and ends in June.
We also offer a two or three-month short term program.

Institutional Profile

Our International Student Program (ISP) operates out of LSRCSS and we offer the following:

  • Student population is 1 200 at LSRCSS, Grades 10-12
  • Our teaching staff are government certified and very supportive of international students
  • Student - Teacher ratio is 1 to 25
  • State of the art outdoor track and stadium
  • 4 outdoor tennis courts
  • Indoor track and exercise/weight area
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • 300 seat theatre
  • School cafeteria - hot food available daily
  • School store
  • Automated library
  • 450 networked computers
  • Over 20 school teams, 30 coaches and numerous provincial titles
  • Many school clubs to choose from; yearbook, mountain bike, hiking and canoeing etc.

Program Details

  • ISP has two on-site staff members; Director and Homestay/Program Manager.
  • Our approved Homestay families provide a warm and caring home
  • Seasonal activities are planned throughout the school year, homestay families participate in some of them
  • Over 200 courses are offered at LSRCSS
  • ESL support available at no extra cost
  • Outstanding academic and vocational curriculums
  • Advanced Placement courses available in Math, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics
  • French Immersion, French and Spanish are offered
  • Exceptional music and choral programs
  • Extensive athletic programs available; LSRCSS participates in one of Winnipeg's athletic conferences
  • Students can concentrate their studies in any of these areas;
    • Arts and Science
    • Business and Computer Technology
    • French Immersion
    • Human Ecology
    • Performing Arts
    • Vocational Areas
      • Advertising Art
      • Autobody
      • Automotive Technology
      • Culinary Arts
      • Drafting
      • Electronics
      • Print Media
      • Hairstyling
      • Visual Communications
      • Welding
      • Machine Technology

Tuition and Fees

Application Fee $200
Tuition fees $1 000 per month; or
$10 000 a year
Homestay fees $700 per month
Medical Insurance and Services $XX per semester; or
$350 per year
One year program total $17,550
One semester program total $9,050
*All fees are in Canadian Dollars
NOTE: Mexican, Spanish, Brazilian and Italian students will have an additional fee of $200 for transcript validation.

Enrolment Information

Some English language skills are required to enter at any grade level at LSSD.
Please see for our application process.

Contact Information

Director – Denisse Parra
Tel: 204-482-6926 ext. 3251

Homestay/Program Manager – Karen Murray
Tel: 204-482-6926 ext. 3274
Lord Selkirk High School
International Student Program
221 Mercy Street
Selkirk, Manitoba
Canada R1A 2C8

Fax: 204-785-7314
Social Media
Twitter: @LordSelkirk_SD

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