Have you recently moved to this community? Are you registering for the first time?
If you are new to the community and have school age children, the Halton District School Board has important information about registering for school.
Refer to the QUICK LINKS, on the right side of the page, to find where your child will go to school, or call the Planning Department for boundary inquiries at (905) 335-3663, ext. 3240.
For Transportation information call 1-888-803-8660.
To register your child directly at the school your child must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident.
If your child is not a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, you will need to contact the Immigration and Visa Co-ordinator at the J.W. Singleton Education Centre at (905) 335-3663 ext. 3435.
Registering at a school currently under construction
To register at new schools currently under construction, parents are reminded to register at their existing home school (as shown on Find a School on the Halton District School Board website, www.hdsb.ca)
The new elementary school in the Alton community of Burlington (3290 Steeplechase Drive) is scheduled to open in September 2012. The final boundaries for the school have been determined by trustees.
In 2012, school boundary reviews will take place in Northwest Oakville and Southwest Milton. Parents should continue to register at their current home school. Information about changes to the school boundaries effective for September 2012 will be shared on the board website.
Which school is my child's home school?
For your home school, please refer to the Schools page and enter your address in the Find a School search box.
School Boundary Maps are found within the Planning section of the Halton District School Board website.
Registering for Kindergarten? What is school age?
If you have a child who turns 4 by December 31st of this calendar year you can register him/her for Junior Kindergarten. If you have a child who turns 5 by December 31st of this calendar year you can register him/her for Senior Kindergarten.
Youth up to age 21 can attend regular high school classes.
What should I bring to register my child(ren) for school?
Before going to the school please call ahead to better assist you and the office staff. If you have any copies of current school records, samples of your child’s work, reports that may assist the school in program/placement of your child please take them with you at the time of registration. You will need to provide ALL of the following original documents before you can register your child for school:
Please call the Halton Regional Health Department at (905) 825-6000 ext. 7860:
- Proof of child’s age - original birth certificate or passport or baptismal/faith document
- Proof of address - any two of the following (current) documents: lease or deed, car registration, utility bill, residential telephone bill, moving bill, property tax bill, health card, bank statement, credit card statement, correspondence with a government agency.
- Proof of child’s citizenship - Birth Certificate or Passport, Record of Landing (IMM1000), or Permanent Resident card.
- Proof of custody - if you are not the child’s parent and the child is under 18, you must provide proof of custody (court order).
- Immunization record - proof that your child has been immunized or philosophical or religious exemption forms (completed medical authorization where necessary).
- For information about the immunization schedule in Ontario
- To verify that your child’s record is up-to-date
- To obtain the exemption form if your child has not been immunized for medical reasons or because of a conflict of religion or conscience
- For information on how to have your child immunized if you do not have an Ontario health card and can’t afford a doctor’s fees for immunization.
NOTE: To register students at new schools that are currently under construction, please register at the school they would attend under current school assignments.
Student personal information is collected during registration and while attending school pursuant to the Education Act. This information will be used for planning and programming, school to home communications, and to establish the Ontario Student Record, which contains information conducive to the improvement of instruction. Questions about the information collected during registration and while attending school should be directed to Tim Sadai, Managing Information for Student Achievement (MISA) Leader for the Halton District School Board or your local Superintendent of Education.