The CDSBEO is currently accepting new student registrations. Please note that registering early allows the Board to plan staffing for the new school year, so that sufficient educators are hired and adequate classroom space is allocated to welcome new students in the fall.
Please note, for registration of Kindergarten students who will begin school in September 2023:
- Junior Kindergarten students must be 4 years of age by December 31, 2023
- Senior Kindergarten students must be 5 years of age by December 31, 2023
PLEASE NOTE: The online registration portal for 2023/2024 will open on January 16, 2023.
Kindergarten Open House Events
Many CDSBEO schools will be hosting virtual open house events in January, to give prospective students and parents/guardians an opportunity to learn more about their school, the Kindergarten program, and to meet staff! Click here to view a list of upcoming events.
How to Register – Kindergarten to Grade 12
FOR STUDENTS CURRENTLY ATTENDING OR PREVIOUSLY ENROLLED AT A CDSBEO SCHOOL
For registration or transfer to a new school if your child currently attends or has previously been enrolled at a CDSBEO school, please call the school for registration information. Parents must complete a registration form (download below):CDSBEO Registration Form
FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE NEW TO THE CDSBEO
- Find your school: click here for our school locator
- Submit your online pre-registration through the following link, and collect documents as listed below, for verification
- Wait for your school to contact you to schedule a virtual appointment
PLEASE NOTE: If you have not previously created an account in the CDSBEO – SIS portal, when you first login, you will be required to “request an account” and create a password before completing the registration. The account creation function is not available from cell phones or tablets.
A pdf version of our registration form is also available (this form may be completed electronically by typing in the fields). Completed forms must be emailed directly to the school. Should you have questions, please call the school directly.
Click the link to access the PDF registration form:CDSBEO Registration Form
Please have the following documents ready for verification by school administration. Please do not upload documents to the registration portal during the pre-registration process – documents will be verified via a virtual meeting with school administration.
- birth certificate
- document proving address of parent/legal guardian (tax bill, hydro bill, telephone bill)
- baptismal certificate for students in JK through Grade 8 (for admission of non-Catholic students please see note below)
ADMISSION OF NON-CATHOLIC STUDENTS: If your child has not been baptized Catholic, please download and submit a Form for Request of Admission of Non-Catholic Students with your registration. Children who are baptized Catholic, or have a parent who is Catholic, are automatically eligible for registration in their local CDSBEO school.
Parents are encouraged to review board procedure F1:2 Use of Student Information and Image, and submit the procedure form with their registration documents: F1:2 Use of Student Information and Image
Helping Your Child Prepare for Kindergarten
Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario Virtual Backpack
Before and After School Programs
The CDSBEO offers on-site before and after school programs at some school locations. Please consult the Licensed Child Care Information document posted under “Resource Downloads” for more details.
Registration During the Summer Months
During the summer holidays when our elementary schools are closed, registrations can be submitted using our online pre-registration process. A copy of your child’s birth certificate, proof of address for the parent/legal guardian, and baptismal certificate must be provided when the school office reopens at the end of August. Please contact the school at the end of August to confirm your registration. For any questions during the summer closure, please call 613-258-7757.
Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario
2755 Highway 43, Kemptville