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School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Learning for a Lifetime
New Student Registration Information

​​​​School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) is pleased to welcome all new students to our schools.

The grade configurations for our schools are as follows:

  • Elementary (Kindergarten - Grade 5)  
  • Middle (Grades 6 - 8)  
  • Secondary (Grades 9 - 12)

Registration Process

The first day of classes for school year 2020-2021 is September 10, 2020. 

PLEASE DO NOT VISIT THE SCHOOLS. ACCESS TO SCHOOL BUILDINGS IS RESTRICTED.​​​​ 

FOR NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION FOR SCHOOL YEAR 20​20-2021,  PLEASE CONTACT THE ASSIGNED SCHOOL IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD (i.e. CATCHMENT SCHOOL) STARTING SEPTEMBER 1, 2020.  

Step 1: Determine your child’s catchment school

To determine the school designated for your catchment area, please access our School Locator tool; simply type in your street name and follow the instructions. 

Step 2: Register your child and prepare the required documentation for registration. 

For Kindergarten Registration

Children who are five years old on or before December 31 of the current year may enter school in September of the year they turn five. Parents/guardians have the option to defer their child’s enrolment for one year.


Kindergarten Registration (except for Programs of Choice - Montessori, Mandarin Bilingual, Reggio and French Immersion) within School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) will be held in February in all elementary schools. 

If you are interested in registering your child in one of our Programs of Choice please see below for more information.

For registration at any grade level
You will need to contact the assigned school for your neighbourhood (i.e. catchment school). 

Note: Registrations beyond September may result in your child not getting into their catchment school as classes may be full. Early registration is highly recommended


When registering your child the following documents are required to show at the school:

Funding Eligibility Checklist District June 2020.jpg

Proof of citizenship for parent & child (one of): birth certificate; passport; PR Card; Canadian Citizenship Card.

Proof of B.C. residency for parent (one of): rental contract; property purchase contract; income tax statement; property tax statement; and 2 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: please refer to Funding Eligiblity Checklist​ or click the image to read more. 



​Step 3: Contact the school directly to obtain an electronic registration package and more information on how to submit important registration documents. 


​​Cross Catchment

Parents can apply for a school outside of their neighbourhood catchment school by completing a “Cross Catchment Application.” Placement is based on space availability. Review the Cross Catchment Process here.


Programs of Choice

The school district offers a variety of educational programs of choice for students that require registration including the following programs:

Non-Residents/ International Students
Please contact the International Education Department at 604-936-5769 or visit at 1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam. 

Website: www.internationaled.com or email: internationaled@sd43.bc.ca

Bring proof of citizenship for parent and student, proof of residency and proof of guardianship (if applicable). 

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828