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Admission and Registration

PLEASE NOTE: We continue to accept school registrations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see below for details.

Kindergarten Registration

Online pre-registration for the 2020-2021 school year opened on January 7, 2020. All Junior and Senior Kindergarten students who are new to the UGDSB must pre-register online at

Parents/guardians applying to register their child for Junior Kindergarten French Immersion will need to contact their French Immersion school for information about program space and waiting lists. Please note that Junior Kindergarten is the only entry point into the French Immersion program in the UGDSB.

For more information on Kindergarten registration, including how to pre-register online and what documentation must be brought into the home school, visit

Grade 1-8 Registration


Registration remains open. To register your child, please complete this registration form and email it to the school you are registering for. Schools will post details for completing registrations, including document verification, by the end of August. School staff will be available on Tuesday Sept. 1, 2020, to process registrations. Please visit your school website during the last week of August for specific details. Click here for a list of school email addresses and contact information

*Please note that registrations for newcomers to the UGDSB are different from the pre-registration SURVEY, and therefore all steps will need to be completed for registration*

Grades 1-8 registration (only applicable to students who are new to the UGDSB): Please register your child for elementary school from Monday to Friday during regular school hours (stat holidays excluded).

Please register at your local school. To determine which school your child is eligible to attend, visit the UGDSB’s School Locator.

Parents and guardians are required to bring the following documents to complete registration:

  1. Proof of Age (e.g. Birth Certificate, Birth Registration Form, Baptismal Certificate, Canadian Citizenship/Permanent Resident Card, Passport, & custodial documents, if applicable)
  2. Immunization Record (Please submit directly to Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health)
  3. Proof of Address (e.g. utility/tax bill, purchase/lease agreement, phone (landline)/cable/internet bill. A driver’s license, bank/credit card statements or cell phone bills are not accepted.)
  4. Verification of date of arrival/immigration documents (if child was not born in Canada)

Secondary Registration

To register your child at a UGDSB secondary school, please contact your school directly to set up an appointment.