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École Kilmer Elementary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
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Grade Configurations:


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

• Kilmer is a dual-track elementary school offering both offering English and French Immersion Programs.  Applications for programs of choice, including French Immersion, must be made online through the distict process in January of each year.  More information can be found at .   

• Children who are five years old before December 31st 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 registrations for all programs within School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) will be held in February each year (dates to be determined in early January – contact your neighbourhood school or the school board office for these dates).

• Registration forms for the English program will be provided at all elementary schools.  Information regarding parent meetings should be available at every school at the time of registration.

• For registration at any grade level you will need to contact your 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.  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 you will need to bring proof of citizenship for parent and child (i.e. birth certificates, PR Cards, Passports) and proof of residency in B.C. (e.g. [1] rental contract or property purchase agreement; AND [2] tax notice, telephone bill, or utility bill, etc.).  Parent(s) or legal guardian must live in the same permanent address as the student. 

• If a parent/guardian wishes their child to attend an out of catchment school, they will need to apply for a cross-catchment transfer.  Applications can be made at (usually in mid-February).  Paper forms can be obtained at all schools during the time period when applications are being accepted.

• A non-catchment area child is of school age, resides in the school district, but is not resident in the school’s catchment area.  A non-school district child is of school age, resides in British Columbia and is not resident in the school district.  Parents/guardians of a non-catchment area child or non-school district child must make written application to have their child attend a school out of catchment.

• The application deadline (for all grades) for cross-catchment transfer requests will be determined in early January.  If enrolment projections show that space is available, cross-catchment transfer applications will be accepted in accordance with the following priorities:  (i) catchment area child; (ii) non-catchment area child; and (iii) non-school district child.

Early French Immersion
• Early French Immersion programs are offered at Coquitlam River, Glenayre, Irvine, Kilmer, Mary Hill, Nestor, Panorama Heights, Porter Street, Rochester , and Westwood Elementary Schools; Banting, Kwayhquitlum, Maillard, Maple Creek and Pitt River Middle Schools; and Dr. Charles Best and Riverside Secondary Schools.  This program aims to make students functionally bilingual in French and English.

• Please contact the International Education Department at 604-936-5769 or visit at 1100 Winslow Avenue, Coquitlam.  Bring along proof of citizenship for parent and student, proof of residency and proof of guardianship (if applicable). 
• Website: or email:

École Kilmer Elementary School

1575 Knappen Street, Port Coquitlam BC
V3C 2P8
604-941-3401 604-937-8019
8:00am - 3:30 pm
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