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REGISTERING IN OUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

English Catholic School Locator   |   French Immersion Catholic School Locator

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If your child will be age four on or before December 31, 2018, then they are ready for Junior Kindergarten! 

Click here for Kindergarten Registration Information

Policy Statement:
The St. Clair Catholic District School Board will admit to its schools:

a) children of parents who are baptized Roman Catholic or members of a church that is in union with the See of Rome (click for list), who reside within the jurisdiction of the Board and direct their school support to the Board

b) on a temporary basis, for one school year, students who are children of catechumens\candidates for admission.

Standard Admission Criteria:
The parent/guardian must provide the following ORIGINAL documents for each child to be considered for admission:

  • Roman Catholic Baptismal certificate for at least one parent
  • Proof of Status in Canada
  • Proof of Residency
  • Proof of child's age
  • Proof of English Separate School Support (property tax bill or completed and signed school support form)

Every student must have a complete and up to date immunization record on file with the local Health Unit in order to attend school.  Immunization collection instructions from the Health Unit are included in the registration package.

Click the link to download and print our Elementary School Registration Form . Note that the form must be printed on legal size paper (8 1/2 x 14). The Adobe PDF form can be completed electronically, but cannot be saved to your home computer. Please print the completed form and bring it to your child's new school to begin the admissions process. Please note that there is also additional documentation (not available online) that must be completed at the time of registration.

Registrations that do not meet the standard admission criteria may be considered for admission under certain exemptions with prior approval.  Please contact the Manager - Planning & School Business Support Services for further information.


RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

There are many resources available to assist families in the registration process.  

Click here for access to these resources. 

 

 

REGISTERING IN OUR HIGH SCHOOLS
 

Check out our high school programming!  OYAP SHSM Dual Credit

- Dual Credits with our local colleges
- Co-operative Education
- OYAP: Ontario Youth Apprentice Program
- SHSM: Specialist High Skills Major 

Click the link to download and print our Secondary School Registration Form . The Adobe PDF form can be completed electronically, but cannot be saved to your home computer. Please print the completed form and bring it to your child's new school to begin the admissions process. Please note that there is also additional documentation (not available online) that must be completed at the time of registration.

NOTE: Every student must have a complete and up to date immunization record on file with the local Health Unit in order to attend school. Immunization collection instructions from the Health Unit are included in the registration package.

Registrations that do not meet the standard admission criteria may be considered for admission under certain exemptions with prior approval. Please contact the Manager - Planning Services for further information.

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St. Clair Catholic District School Board currently offers a successful French Immersion program in several of our schools for students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. We believe students enrolled in this program not only acquire strong language skills in Canada’s two official languages, but also receive a rich academic foundation formed in an affirming Catholic faith community.

For more French Immersion programming information, click here.

 

Where are Elementary French Immersion programs offered?  (See the following 4 schools listed below)

Gregory A Hogan Catholic School - (K-8) Serving the Sarnia and surrounding area population


Christ the King Catholic School (Currently grades K-1) - Serving the Wallaceburg and surrounding area population


Monsignor Uyen Catholic School - (K-8) Serving the Chatham and surrounding area population


St. Anne Catholic School, Blenheim - (K-8) Serving the Blenheim and surrounding area population


  Separate School Support

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All Catholic property owners and tenants are encouraged to ensure that they are registered appropriately for the purposes of municipal elections and school board tax support.  Separate school support is also a requirement for admission to the St. Clair Catholic District School Board elementary schools.   Important information and forms to direct your school support can be found by clicking this link.


School Locator

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Our School Locator will tell you which St. Clair Catholic School is in your area, and will connect you with each school's website to learn more about your child's new school. All students must begin the registration process at their home school. Click here for school locator.


Immunization Information

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Under the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA),the parents/guardians of every child who attends school in Ontario must provide proof of up to date immunization records to their local health unit.  A schedule of childhood diseases: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Polio, Mumps, Measles, Rubella, Meningococcal diseases and for children born after January 1st 2010, Varicella (Chickenpox), are the designated diseases under ISPA, as set out by the Ministry of Health.  The local Medical Officer of Health is required by law to keep immunization records for every student.

Students who require an exemption from immunization for medical, religious or conscience reasons must obtain and complete appropriate documents with the Medical Officer of Health, before school entry.

Please click on the links below for additional information from your local Health Unit.

Chatham-Kent
Public Health Unit 

County of Lambton
Community Health Services Department

 

 

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