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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?

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What is the in-zone school for my child? 

Please consult the relevant document:

Programs and School Zones 2022-2023

Programs and School Zones 2023-2024

If unsure, please verify with Transportation Services:  transportation@rsb.qc.ca

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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 at Riverside School Board?   

It is not necessary to communicate with the school as the registration process must be conducted through this RSB web page.  Click on the link below to book a registration appointment for the desired school.  

Please note: A child may not be registered in more than one Riverside school at once.  You may not book more than one registration appointment for the same child.   

ElementaryClick here

SecondaryClick here

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What happens if I do not receive by email a confirmation of my registration appointment?

Please first verify in your junk mail.  If there is nothing there, please write to registration@rsb.qc.ca with the registration appointment date that you had selected so that we may verify that the booking was successfully completed.

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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 may still have been logged in to your own Office 365 account when you clicked on the link (you may be automatically signed in). 

There are two options: 

OPTION 1: Log out of any Office 365 accounts; click on the link again and use the login information provided in the automatic reply that was sent to you. 

OPTION 2: Try using another browser; copy the link you received in the automatic reply and paste it into a different browser than the one you first used. 

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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 April 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?

PLEASE NOTE that the 4-year-old kindergarten is only available in certain schools.  Your child must be 4 years of age by September 30th  of the year of attendance 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 Napper School
  • Harold Sheppard School
  • Mount Bruno School
  • St. Johns School
  • St. Jude School
  • St. Lambert Elementary 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.

To obtain information concerning school taxes, please consult the Taxation section of this website (in the “Parents and Students” menu, under “Parents”, you can select Taxation ).  Any remaining questions concerning school taxes may then be addressed to the Taxation Department:  taxation@rsb.qc.ca

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