REGISTRATION OF STUDENTS NEW TO RIVERSIDE FOR 2021-2022
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Is my child likely to receive a certificate of eligibility for English instruction in Quebec?
Please click on the link below for a quick assessment of your situation.
Is my child eligible? / Mon enfant est-il admissible?
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Can I register my child in a Riverside school that is not my in-zone school?
It is possible to register your child in a school that is not their in-zone school. However, the school can refuse your request. If you have registered your child in the Official Enrolment Period, the school has until July 1st to provide an answer as to whether or not a place is available for your child as an out-of-zone student. For registrations conducted after June 30th, these will be considered on an ongoing basis. Note that no transportation is provided to out-of-zone students. Confirmation of an out-of-zone registration is valid for one school year at a time.
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How do I book an appointment to register my child for 2021-2022?
It is not necessary to communicate with the school as the registration process must be conducted through this RSB web page. Click on one of the links below to book your appointment with the selected school.
To book a registration appointment with one of our ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, please click on the link below:
Link Elementary Schools: https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/RiversideSchoolBoard3@rsb.qc.ca/bookings/
To book a registration appointment with one of our HIGH SCHOOLS, please click on the link below:
How do I book an appointment to register my child for the 2022-2023 school year?
The Official Enrolment Period for the 2022-2023 school year will be announced and will take place from February 7, 2022, to April 30, 2022. No registration appointments for the 2022-2023 school year may be given prior to the start of the Official Enrolment Period.
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What happens if I do not receive by email a confirmation of my registration appointment?
Please verify in your junk mail. If there is nothing there, you will have to undertake the booking process again as it was likely unsuccessful the first time.
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What documents are required for the registration of my child?
The following documents are required for the registration of your child. Under the current circumstances, you will be asked to provide a clear picture or a scanned copy of the original documents.
- Your child’s long-form birth certificate (in French or in English) showing parents’ names
- 2 proofs of residence
- Your child’s immigration documents or the front and back of their Canadian citizenship document (if the child is born outside of Canada)
- the report card (if applicable)
The list of required documents for the registration of your child will also be included in the email that you receive to confirm your registration appointment. In the same email, you will be given instructions on how to provide the school with these documents.
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What proofs of residence can I provide?
- Bank account statements or credit card statements
- Deed of purchase of residential property
- Driver’s license
- Governmental document with address
- Home or car insurance policy
- Income tax notice of assessment
- Invoice from an energy company (heating, electricity)
- Invoice from an Internet service provider or a cable television or telephone company
- Letter from the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec et de la Solidarité sociale confirming status as a beneficiary of last-resort financial assistance (welfare)
- Municipal or school tax notice
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What happens if I cannot access the form to upload the required documents?
You must log out of any Office 365 account prior to clicking on the link to the form provided in the registration confirmation email.
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Can I attend my online registration appointment if I have not yet provided to the school all the required documents?
No, if documents are missing you must reschedule your registration appointment.
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What do I need for my online registration appointment?
You must have on hand the originals of all the required documents. You must also be equipped with a device (computer, tablet, or other) that has video and audio capacity. If you plan on using a tablet or phone, you must download the free Microsoft Teams Application prior to your online appointment.
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When will my child’s placement be confirmed within a school?
For any given school year, no placement will be confirmed prior to the end of the Official Enrolment Period, which is on April 30th. Confirmation can take several weeks after that date. For registrations conducted after June 30th, these will be considered on an ongoing basis. For information regarding the enrolment of students at Riverside School Board, please consult the Policy on the Enrolment Criteria for Registration.
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Where can I find a 4-year-old kindergarten for my child for the 2021-2022 school year?
PLEASE NOTE that the 4-year-old kindergarten is only available in certain schools for the 2021-2022 school year. Your child must be 4 years of age by September 30, 2021, to be eligible. No derogations are authorized. Placement is not guaranteed. Please see below the list of schools offering this program:
- Cedar Street School
- Courtland Park International School
- Good Shepherd School
- Harold Sheppard School
- Mount Bruno School
- St. Johns School
- St. Jude School
- St Lawrence School
- St. Mary’s School
- Terry Fox School
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What do I do about registration if my child has special needs?
To register your child with special needs, please follow the same registration process as for all students new to Riverside School Board. You may also contact the Director of Complementary Services for any questions related to the particular needs of your child.
NOTE: Once you have registered your child, it is important to complete a form to pay your school taxes to Riverside School Board. The form can be found by clicking here.
Any questions about school taxes should be addressed to the Taxation Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
For general inquiry:
Office Agent Principal Class