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Registration for Grades 1 - 5 Begins Feb. 7

The Abbotsford School District is pleased to welcome all new students to our schools. Registration for Grades 1 - 12 commences Monday, February 7, 2022. 

How to Register for School

Use our School Locator to determine where your neighbourhood school is located.
Download and complete AP 336 + forms - Student Registration & Catchment Areas.
Contact your neighbourhood school directly to complete the registration process.

Documents for Registering

Proof of age of the child by birth certificate is required for all new student registrations (schools will make a photo copy). To ensure the child being registered qualifies for Ministry of Education funding, the biological parents/legal guardians’ status and the biological parents/legal guardians’ residency need to be established. Schools may register the child providing the following are established:

At least one biological parent/legal guardian is a Canadian Citizen by birth or naturalized (obtained citizenship) and they can support this with the following pieces of identification:

  • Parent’s Canadian Citizenship Card; 
  • Parent’s Canadian Birth Certificate; and 
  • Parent’s Canadian Passport.

The biological parent/legal guardian must provide proof of residency, and provide ONE of the following:

  • Utility bill
  • Mortgage document
  • Property Sale Agreement
  • Property Tax Notice/Assessment
  • Rental or Lease Agreement

In addition ONE of the following three documents containing the name and address of the parent/guardian is required:

  • Child Tax Statement
  • Governement Notice of Assessment
  • Current Year T4
  • Government document (eg. MSP bill)

Notification if the child has attended school in the Abbotsford School District in the past OR is coming from another school district OR if there is a sibling who has already been attending school in the school district.
You will also need to provide your child's CareCard, and your doctor's name and phone number, and other required documents as determined by the school.

Not a Canadian Citizen?

If you are the biological parent /legal guardian of the child but are not a Canadian Citizen by birth or by naturalization (obtained citizenship), you are required to report to the School District Office prior to registering your child at the schools. Please call (604) 851-4585 (International Student office) to make an appointment. They will confirm which documents you must provide.

For students from another country (outside Canada) please contact Jen Romero (604) 852-2366 ext.1203 or by Jen.Romero [at] abbyschools.ca (email) to set up an appointment. 

Need More Information?

Check out our district site here, or if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our school office at 604.859.5348