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Students born in Canada whose first language is English and all Kindergarten students born in Canada must register at their catchment school.   Please see  General Registration or  Kindergarten Registration for more information.

When can I register my child for school?

  • Regular Registration for the current school year 2017-2018 for K-12, continues through May 2018.
  • Priority Waitlist for all Kindergarten (born in 2013 ONLY) registration to catchment school for the 2018-2019 school year is between November 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018 and will continue waitlist through September 2018 for late registration. 
  • Priority Waitlist for Grade 1-12 to catchment school for the 2018-2019 school year starts in November 1, 2017 through June 8, 2018, and will continue through September 2018 for  late registration.

          Note: All waitlists will be placed according to the date of registration.

Who must register at DRPC? 

  • Grade 1 to Grade 12 students born in Canada, and who DO NOT speak English as their home language[Note: a parent or a legal guardian and the student(s) are required at the time of registration]
  • Kindergarten to Grade 12 students born outside Canada, regardless of language spoken at home. [Note: a parent or a legal guardian and the student(s) are required at the time of registration]

Registration hours are 8:30 a.m until 11:00 a.m., Monday to Friday (DRPC is open 12 months of the calendar year except public holidays and office closure dates).

Please Note:

  • Registrations are done on a first come, first served basis.  DRPC does not accept appointments for registering.
  • The District Reception and Placement Centre and schools do not usually accept applications by telephone, fax or e-mail as staff need to verify authenticity of documentation.
  • Documents that are written in a foreign language need to be translated into English. Any missing documents will delay the processing time for your file.
  • Our registrar will advise you if there is an assessment needed for your child(ren).
  • On the day of registration, new immigrant families will be given an appointment to meet with one of our Settlement Workers in Schools who will provide adaptation and settlement services to help the family adjust to schools, community and their new life in Canada.

Download the student application form and bring the completed form to the DRPC when registering your child(ren).  The form includes a checklist of documents you are required to bring when registering you child(ren):

What is my catchment school?