New to the area? School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) is pleased to welcome all new students to our schools.
The grade configurations for our schools are as follows:
To ensure the safety of our students and staff, we ask that you please do not visit schools directly to register unless you have made prior arrangements.
Instructions for New Student Registration
Step 1: Use our School Locator tool to determine your catchment school.
To use our School Locator tool; simply type in your street name and follow the instructions.
Step 2: Download the Student Registration Form (PDF) on your device.
It is recommended that you complete the registration form using a computer (PC or Mac). Mobile phone, iPad or tablet is
If you are unable to complete the registration form on a computer, please contact your catchment school to pick up a paper copy of the form.
Step 3: Complete the Student Registration Form.
Save it on your device as
"Student Reg for [Name of Child]"
Step 4: Prepare the required verification documents for registration.
Families have the option of sending scans/photos of all required verification documents.
If a school receives all of the required verification documents, there will be no need for families to visit the school in person to have their documents verified. Schools may still need to request an in-person appointment if the verification documents are incomplete or inaccurate.
If you choose not to email your verification documents, you will be contacted by the school to schedule a time for you to bring in the required documents for verification.
Proof of citizenship for parent & child (one of): birth certificate; passport; PR Card; Canadian Citizenship Card; status card
Proof of B.C. residency for parent (one of): rental contract; property purchase contract; income tax statement; property tax statement;
Two of the following documents: utility bill; B.C. driver's licence; B.C. vehicle registration; Canadian bank or credit card statement; B.C. ID.
Proof of Guardianship (one of): child's paper birth certificate (long form) – parents are named; income tax statement –parents are declared; parent's confirmation of Permanent Residency or Record of Landing or valid Immigration Canada documents – children named; if parents live separately, court order or written agreement granting care to accompanying parent; if not the parent, legal guardianship must be by will in accordance with the Infants Act or court order in accordance with the Family Law Act in British Columbia
View the Funding Eligibility Checklist for the full list of required verification documents.
Step 5: Send an email back to your catchment school (email is found at the bottom section of the school's homepage) and attach the Student Registration Form and other required verification documents.
- A total of seven (7) documents must be submitted: Student Registration Form (one) and Required Verification Documents (six)
- Locate your catchment school using the School Locator.
- Find your catchment school email at the bottom of the school's homepage. For example, see image below.
Step 6: You will be notified of your placement by the principal.
Parents sometimes wish for their children to attend a school that is not their catchment school. In such cases,
you must first register at your catchment school.
For more information about the Cross Catchment process, please click here.
Non-Residents / International Students / Study or Work Permit Holders
Please contact the International Education Department
Phone: 604-936-5769 Address: 1080 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam, V3J 0M6
Website: www.internationaled.com or email: firstname.lastname@example.org