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Kindergarten Registration: 2022-23

Kindergarten Registration: 2022-23


Welcome to the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District (SD42). We are proud to be one of BC’s most innovative school districts and make it our mission to ensure that all our learners feel valued and reach their potential. Download our Programs of Choice booklet to learn about some of the dynamic programs offered in our district.

For information about our online registration process, including registration phases, required supporting documentation and acceptance criteria, explore the sections below or download our brochure.

 

Kindergarten Registration FAQ

2022-23 Kindergarten Registration Dates at a Glance

Registration dates for the 2022-23 school year:

Sibling Registration
January 5 – 11, 2022

Environmental School Registration
January 12 – 14, 2022

Choice Registration
January 19 – 24, 2022

General Registration
February 2 – 8, 2022

Late Registration  
February 23 – July 31, 2022

Open Registration 
August 17 – June 15, 2022

All registration periods open at 12 pm (noon)

Any child who turns 5 years old in 2022 (born in 2017) is eligible to register for the 2022-23 school year.

For additional information about Kindergarten Registration phases, see the Registration Phases tab below.

Registration Process
Review our 6 kindergarten registration steps

Registering your child for kindergarten is a big step, but it doesn’t have to be a difficult one. With our easy new online registration process, you can register your child from the comfort of your own home.

Review the registration steps below to ensure you are ready for the big day. Complete steps 1-4 before registration to save time.

STEP 1

OPEN A PARENT PORTAL ACCOUNT

You must open an SD42 Parent Portal account to access registration. If possible, complete this step well before registration day at http://parents.sd42.ca

STEP 2 FIND YOUR REGISTRATION DATE
Review our registration categories (SIBLING, ENVIRO, CHOICE, GENERAL) to find your registration phase.
STEP 3

REVIEW OUR REGISTRATION FORM

Review a copy of our online registration form before registration day. Available on the Parent Portal at http://parents.sd42.ca

STEP 4

REVIEW ACCEPTANCE CRITERIA

The order in which we place our new kindergartners is determined by our Acceptance Criteria. Review these below.

STEP 5 REGISTER
Register your child at http://parents.sd42.ca
STEP 6 PROVIDE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
Once you receive email notification of your child’s tentative placement, you must upload supporting documents to the Parent Portal. See Supporting Documents section below.
Registration Phases
Dates for Sibling, Enviro, Choice, General, Late, and Open registration

Registration opens at noon on the first day of each registration phase and closes at midnight of that registration phases’s last day. All registrations will be date/time stamped once after you complete the address/account page and you START entering student information. There is no need to rush through the form to submit. Please complete all sections fully.

 

Sibling Registration (January 5 – 11, 2022)

Sibling registration (for general and choice programs) is open for siblings of students already attending the desired elementary school (currently in grades K-6). See acceptance criteria 1.

NOTE: You must link the older sibling to your Parent Portal account before registration: http://parents.sd42.ca.

 

Enviro Registration (January 12 – 14, 2022)

Environmental school registration is open to students who wish to participate in this program of choice. See acceptance criteria 2-5.

 

Choice Registration (January 19 – 24, 2022)

Choice program registration for all students who wish to participate in any one of SD42’s unique program offerings. See acceptance criteria 2-5.

FRENCH IMMERSION: Eric Langton Elementary, Laity View Elementary, Maple Ridge Elementary, Pitt Meadows Elementary

MONTESSORI: Hammond Elementary

 

General Registration (February 2 – 8, 2022)

General registration for English school. See acceptance criteria 2-5.

 

Late Registration (February 23 – July 31, 2022)

Late Registration Period for parents who missed previous registration periods.

We will advise you of your child’s tentative placement via email and will ask you at that time to upload all supporting documentation to the Parent Portal. See acceptance criteria 1-5.

 

Open Registration (August 17 – June 15, 2022)

Open Registration Phase for parents who missed previous registration phases.

Supporting Documentation
Verification documents you must provide

All students registering for kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before December 31, 2022. Parents must provide one of the following documents for their child for verification:

  1. birth certificate;
  2. passport;
  3. Nexus pass;
  4. immigration documents;

Every parent registering a child must upload to the Parent Portal* proof of BC residency with two of the following:

  1. BC driver’s licence;
  2. BC identification;
  3. Mortgage document or rental/lease agreement;
  4. Municipal/utility tax bill;
  5. BC services card (Care Card)
  6. Immigration Canada documents;
  7. Proof of employment.

* For document upload instructions, visit IT HelpDesk at https://www.sd42.ca/helpdesk/registration/parent

Acceptance Criteria
View criteria used to determine order and placement of students

The following criteria will be used to determine order of placement of students:

  1. Siblings of students already attending desired elementary school (currently in grades K-6);
  2. IN catchment (proof of residence required*);
  3. IN catchment daycare (proof of daycare in catchment required.*See sample);
  4. OUT of catchment without siblings;
  5. OUT of district.

* Once notified of tentative placement, upload supporting documentation to the Parent Portal by noon:

January 21, 2022 SIBLING REGISTRATION
January 21, 2022 ENVIRO REGISTRATION
February 4, 2022 CHOICE REGISTRATION
February 25, 2022 GENERAL REGISTRATION

If you miss your deadline, your child’s school assignment will be CANCELLED and you will have to re-apply.

No computer access at home or at work?
No problem! you can complete our online registration at one of the locations listed here

CATCHMENT SCHOOL

Your child’s catchment school will have one or more computers dedicated for online registration. If you don’t know your child’s catchment school, use our online school locator tool or call us at 604.466.6218 .

PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Maple Ridge Public Library and the Pitt Meadows Public Library will have computer terminals available for kindergarten registration

Maple Ridge Public Library 
130-22470 Dewdney Trunk Road
Maple Ridge, 604.467.7417

Pitt Meadows Public Library
200-12099 Harris Road
Pitt Meadows, 604.465.4113

Contact us

For general inquiries about kindergarten registration, call 604.466.6218 or email us at reghelp@sd42.ca. For technical inquiries about the registration process, call 604.466.6248 or email us at portalhelp@sd42.ca

Our vision
Our vision is for every individual to feel valued and for all learners to reach their potential.
Our mission
Our mission is to support all individuals in their development as successful learners, and as respectful, caring and responsible members of society.