Student Registration

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 53 (OKANAGAN SIMILKAMEEN)
NOTICE OF KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR SEPTEMBER 2020
 
  1. Children who will be five years old by December 31, 2020, may begin their first year of Primary (Full Day Kindergarten) in September 2020. These will be children who were born in 2015. 
  2. Please ensure you have your child’s birth certificate and Medical Card available and contact your local school.
  3. Parents may defer the entry of their child into Kindergarten for one year but registration must occur in the following school year.
  4. Early registration assists the district with plans for September, 2020. Also, Kindergarten spaces in a school may be limited and placement is done on a first come, first serve basis.
 
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 53 (OKANAGAN SIMILKAMEEN)
PARENTS OF GRADES 1 TO 12 STUDENTS REGISTERING OR REQUESTING A CHANGE OF SCHOOL FOR SEPTEMBER 2020

Parents or guardians may enroll their son or daughter in an educational program at any school in our district, as outlined in Section 74.1 of the School Act, and providing there is space available in the respective grade. Registrations prior to June 5, 2020 will be accepted on a first come, first served and availability basis. Beginning June 8, 2020, registrations will be accepted in the following priority order as per section 74.6 of the School Act:
  1. a catchment area child who, in the previous school year, attended the school at which the educational program is made available; 
  2. a catchment area child;
  3. a non-catchment area child;
  4. A non-school district child
For further information, please contact your local school’s principal.