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Toronto Catholic District School Board

Admissions and Registration - New Students (Elementary) 
 
 
CommunitySchoolLocator.jpgToronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) elementary schools are open to all students meeting the criteria for admission.
 
All TCDSB elementary schools have fixed attendance boundaries.The Community School Locator is an interactive program that identifies your elementary community school based on your residential address and grade. Community School Locator also identifies your closest French Immersion and Extended French schools based on your residential address and grade entered.
 
For further information on Community School Locator please click the following:
 
The Board makes every effort to accommodate students at the school of their choice. Placement will be offered based on the physical capacity of the school, local demand and program availability. Please be advised that living within a school's fixed attendance  boundary DOES NOT GUARANTEE PLACEMENT. When placement is not possible in the school requested, students will be offered a placement at the nearest TCDSB school with space and program availability. Transportation may be provided in accordance with our Transportation Policy and budget availability.
 
Elementary Student Application Form - Online Version
 

Elementary Registration for September 2018

Children born in 2014, are eligible to attend Junior Kindergarten in September 2018!
The Elementary Student Online Application for Registration (S.O.A.R.) for enrolment September 2018 will be available beginning WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM EST.
Important Note: the current link to the Student Online Application for Registration (S.O.A.R.) on the TCDSB website is for enrolment for the current school year. Applications entered for September 2018 enrolment on the current 2017/2018 application, will not be accepted. Applications for September 2018 enrolment must be entered on or after January 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM EST.  
 
For further information on the S.O.A.R. application please click on the following:  
  
Methods to Apply
 Online (https://soar.tcdsb.org)
 Paper  (Blank Student Application Form - 2016-2017 School Year.pdfLink to PDF)

Criteria for Admission to a Toronto Catholic School

  

ELEMENTARY School Admissions:

The following original documents (for your child) are required upon registration:
   1) Birth Certificate
   2) Proof of Catholicity (one of the following):
       - Your child's Catholic baptismal certificate
       - The parent's Catholic baptismal certificate
         (note: the Catholic parent must provide proof of residency in the City of Toronto)
       - A letter of enrolment to the R.C.I.A./R.C.I.C. program.
   3) Passport/Immigration Documents (if child was not born in Canada)
   4) Proof of Address (a rental/lease agreement, utility bills, proof of
       purchase) 
   5) Immunization Record
 
Please note: Non-Catholic children of Non-Catholic parents who are not enrolled in the R.C.I.A./R.C.I.C. program are not eligible for admission to a TCDSB elementary school.
 
SECONDARY School Admissions:
 
Secondary schools are open to all students residing in the City of Toronto. Students living outside of Toronto (but within Ontario) may apply to a secondary school without payment of a fee. Placement will be offered ONLY IF THERE IS SPACE AVAILABLE.
 
New Permanent Residents arriving in Canada who would like to be placed in a TCDSB secondary school must contact our ORIENTATION CENTRE at (416) 393-5500 to book an appointment for registration (see related links).
 
Please note: The Admissions & Placement Department is not responsible for student transfers between TCDSB secondary schools. Such transfers are to be arranged by the student and the school.
  

The Secondary School Waiting List Application forms are now available at all TCDSB Secondary Schools or from our website for all non-TCDSB students wishing to apply for September 2018.

    
For further information or assistance please contact: 
Admissions & Placement Department: (416) 222-8282  ext. 5320 ​​
General information: (416)-222-8282 ext. 5314
Orientation Centre (for newcomer secondary school students): (416)-393-5500
 
  
 
 
 
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