Cross Boundary Application
Students in the Vancouver School District are allowed to register at a school outside of their catchment area as a cross boundary applicant. Cross boundary applications will only be considered after all in-catchment students have been accommodated.
How to Apply Cross Boundary:
Step 1: You MUST register at your English Catchment School BEFORE submitting a cross boundary application.
Step 2: Complete an online Cross Boundary Application form
Step 3: The school will inform you of the status of your application by: March 31
|CROSS BOUNDARY APPLICATION PERIOD No late or early applications will be accepted||First school day of February||Last school day of February|
Priority categories for cross boundary applicants are:
- 1st: Non-catchment student with a sibling concurrently attending the same program – has a sibling that will be concurrently attending the same location, in the same program
- 2nd: Non-catchment student (Daycare) - A student resident in the School District enrolled in child care within the catchment (applies to Kindergarten - Grade 7 only)
- 3rd: Non-catchment student – A student that is a resident within the District
- 4th: Non-District student – A British Columbian resident who does not reside in the Vancouver School District
Please note that the online Cross-Boundary Application form is for English program cross-boundary applications only. French Immersion cross-boundary applications are submitted directly to French Immersion school offices.
If you have questions, we encourage you to contact your catchment school principal.