Over 300 different species of wildlife can be found on Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, indicating the richness and diversity this area holds.
Lake Pend Oreille
Sunrise seen from City Beach at Lake Pend Oreille.
The Sandpoint community is an exceptional place to live and raise a family. We are located on the shores of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille and surrounded by the magnificent Selkirk and Cabinet Mountain ranges. Schweitzer Mountain, a world-class destination ski resort , is a 30 minute drive from the city center. Our geography and four-season climate assures a variety of activities for outdoor lovers, from downhill and cross-country skiing to swimming, boating, camping, hiking, and more. With a population of only 6000 Sandpoint nevertheless enjoys a rich cultural life, including an internationally acclaimed two week music festival every summer. Many musicians, theater groups, and artisans call Sandpoint their home. Our school building is located on a sunny site just minutes from down town and next to a spacious park and playground with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains.