A student will normally attend the school located in the catchment area in which their parents or legal guardians reside unless there is no physical, resource or program space available. You can find your catchment school by using the school locator.

Please note, our office is currently closed to the public. During this time, all registrations are submitted using the online registration form. Central Registration staff will then contact parents by phone.

Complete the online registration form, which includes uploading required documents. Once the form and documents are submitted, a Central Registration staff member will contact you to discuss next steps.

Registration for the 2019/20 school year is ongoing. Registration for the 2020/21 school year will begin on January 6, 2020.

Priority 1 Registration Period Priority 2 Registration Period Late Registration Period
January 6 – 24, 2020 January 27 – May 15, 2020 May 19, 2020 – Ongoing
Applications received during this period will receive a placement decision by Friday, February 7, 2020. Applications received during this period will receive a placement by May 22, 2020. Applications received during this period will receive a placement by September 11, 2020 or within 3-5 business days, if possible.

 

As per district policy, a student will normally attend the school located in their catchment area in which their parents or legal guardians reside unless there is no physical, resource or program space available. New registration applications will be processed in the following order. 

  1. Students with a catchment sibling who will attend the school and program in 2020/21
  2. Students with a non-catchment sibling who will attend the school and program in 2020/21 
  3. Catchment students
  4. Students with a Non-Richmond resident sibling who will attend the school and program in 2020/21 

Students who can not be placed at their catchment school will be placed at a nearby school by the District Administrator for Central Registration. 

Current enrolment and registration situations for elementary schools is available here:

Letters of Acceptance are needed by parents/legal guardians who:

  1. Have refugee status
  2. Have a valid work permit and proof of employment. Work permits must be valid for minimum one year.
  3. Have a valid study permit and have been accepted into a qualifying degree or diploma program. Study permits must be valid for minimum one year.
  4. Are on an international government sponsored contract.
  5. Have a child who is in the care of the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

For more detailed information about Funding Eligibility for students in British Columbia, please visit http://bit.ly/2WvBdoD.

If you meet the criteria above and currently live in Richmond, please send an email with your name and contact phone number to centralregistration@sd38.bc.ca. A staff member will contact you to discuss next steps.