625 Pine Ridge Ave

Box 279, Kingston NS   B0P 1R0

902-765-7570 (Telephone)     902-765-7572 (Fax)


Principal:  Cathy Rafuse                     Vice-Principal:  Nora Vance


Pine Ridge Middle School is a Grade 6 to 8 school located in Kingston, Nova Scotia and is part of the Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education. In addition to the regular course offering PRMS offers an early French Immersion program at grade 6, 7 and 8, Intensive French at grade 6 and Integrated French in grade 7 and 8. The school has a total enrollment of approximately 400 students and 45 staff members. Upon completing Grade 8, students leaving PRMS attend West Kings District High School in Auburn.



Pine Ridge is focusing on SEL this year

Social Emotional Learning

Students are provided with learning opportunities to develop SEL skills:


- understanding your emotions, beliefs, challenges and strengths

- Appreciating you are unique and being confident


- controlling your feelings and taking responsibilty for your actions

- strategies for keeping calm, and being organized

Building Relationships

- communicating, interacting and working well with others

- thinking about your problem and figuring how to solve it responsibly

Social Awareness

- listening and appreciating the diverse experiences of others

- showing empathy and respecting other's points of view

Responsible Decision-Making

- making choices that are good for you and for others

- thinking creatively, setting goals, and reflecting on your decision

Personal Well-Being

- strategies to cope with stress and anxiety

- using challenges to learn and to keep going 









Starting Grade 6 in September 2021? 

Do you want to learn more French?


PRMS is pleased to offer the Intensvie French program to grade 6 students.  Intensive French offers more French language to students who have been taught previously English.  Intensive French is a one year program where some core subjects are taught in the French language for five months of the school year.

Virtual Information meeting on

Thursday, March 4th at 6:00pm  

Please contact the school if you are interested in attending.


Intensive French is only possible if sufficient students enroll by March 8, 2021.



Please contact the school if:

- your family will be moving to another school district, or

- if your student plans to switch  their academic program

(ie: from French to English)





Opportunity for students of Indigenous Decent

Applications are available from your student's teacher or the Pine Ridge Middle School office.




Information for Families


NS Information for the 20-21 School Year


Fact Sheet - Preventing the Spread of Covid-19









Pine Ridge in the News

Click on poster to read article.






   Helpful Resources

 Here is a terrific list of resources for you to use when you need help to cope with the ongoing changes, or just to keep yourself positive.


 Click the the link to Helpful Resources for Teens located on the top left.










Pine Ridge Apparel


Pine Ridge is EXCITED to announce a new opportunity for students, staff, coaches, teams, and parents to purchase some AMAZING Pine Ridge clothing. At you will find GREAT prices , with no minumum purchase.
Take a look today! 

Also, with each purchase, Entripyshops will give 10% back to Pine Ridge!





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