School Registration

Information About Registering for School

School Registration

The Vancouver School Board offers a wide range of programs and educational services. Each school has its own distinct learning community. To help you through the registration process, we’ve created a guide that indicates the steps to follow in getting your child registered.

Important Dates and Timeline:

Important Dates Opens Closes
Priority Registration
Learn more at:
Nov 1, 2017 Jan 31, 2018
Gr 1 - 12 Students
Priority Registration
Download our Student Application Form
Nov 1, 2017 Jun 8, 2018
Cross boundary application period
No late or early application will be accepted
Feb 1, 2018 Feb 28, 2018

School Registration Process:

1. Is the student born in Canada?

Grade 1 to Grade 12 students born in Canada who SPEAK ENGLISH as their home language


All kindergarten students BORN in Canada regardless of their home language

  • Continue to the next question for the registration process

All students NOT BORN in Canada


Grade 1 to Grade 12 students born in Canada who DO NOT SPEAK ENGLISH as their home language


2. Do you want your child to go to your English catchment school?

Not sure which school is your English catchment school? Use the School Locator Tool.

No I would prefer to go to a school outside my catchment area

Follow link to view more information about NOT registering at my English catchment school.