A boy collapsed and later died following a medical emergency at Belfast Consolidated School on Friday.
Public Schools Branch director Parker Grimmer says the student collapsed during a school event.
No other details such as the boys age or grade have been released.
Kings District RCMP and Island EMS responded and the boy was rushed to hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.
The RCMP say there was no criminal element involved.
An emergency response team that will include counsellors be at the school on Monday and this weekend if needed.
Parents of students at the school have been informed.
The RCMP has extended thoughts and prayers to everyone involved.