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​​​​​​​​​​New student registration

Please note: schools in SD36 are closed for the summer. We will continue to accept your registration requests for the upcoming school year but they may not be processed at your requested site until late August or early September. Some secondary schools may be able to follow up with your request earlier. Please see the school’s website  for office hours.

The Surrey School District is pleased to welcome all new students to our schools. Due to social distancing guidelines, in-person registration is not available at this time. Please note that registration at your school of choice is based on availability.

When registering your child, please note the following process:

1. Use the School Locator to determine your catchment school

2. Complete the fillable PDF form

3. Email your completed registration form to

    Once your form is processed the school will contact you regarding required documentation. The following documents are required

    1. Proof of birth date for the student (birth certificate or passport).

    2. Proof of guardianship (as shown on child’s birth certificate, or other appropriate legal documentation such as landed immigrant document or guardianship order).

    3. Proof of citizenship for both the parent and student (Canadian Birth Certificate, Citizenship Card, Passport, Landed Immigrant Document, Permanent Resident Card, Enhanced Driver’s License or Enhanced Identification Card).

    4. Proof of residence (e.g., ordinarily resident) of parent/guardian in BC:

    • Three pieces of identification showing the address of residence (purchase or rental agreement, utility bill, driver’s license, etc.)
    • One of the three pieces above must be government issued in order to complete the registration process (BC driver’s license, BC Services Card, BCID or BC Care Card of parent/legal guardian).

    Documents which are helpful, but not required:

    • Health documents (care card, immunization records, medical condition information);

    • Educational background (report cards).

    The school district recognizes that personal circumstances may make it difficult for some individuals to complete the registration process. Please discuss any unique circumstances with the school principal when you are contacted. We welcome all new students and we are pleased to assist in any way we can.

    If you have further questions, please contact the neighbourhood school, or the school district at 604-596-7733.


    For more information on registering for the Surrey Academy of Innovative Learning (SAIL) please click here.

    Kindergarten registration

    Children who turn five-years-old before Jan. 1, 2021 are eligible to begin school in September 2020.

    The same documents listed above for new students must also be provided to register a student for kindergarten. As noted above, due to social distancing guidelines, in-person registration is not available at this time.

    To register, contact your nearest elementary school (you can find each school's email address under 'About Our School' > 'Contact Info')  

    Kindergarten registration flyer

    Specialty and Choice programs

    Surrey Schools offers a number of "choice" programs that challenge students and enhance special skills or subscribe to certain philosophies. Students still receive the regular B.C. school curriculum, but also have an opportunity to extend their understanding and experience.

    You do not need to live near the school or in the district to enroll.

    Kindergarten registration in the four most popular programs (French Immersion, Intensive Fine Arts, Montessori and Traditional) is done through an online lottery application

    Click here for more information about the kindergarten programs of choice lottery.

    Out of catchment registration

    As a growing district, enrolment at some district schools is already at, or over capacity. No waiting list can be maintained at the following schools at this time. Please see the school district's regulations for more details on how the allocation process works. The following schools are unable to accept out-of-catchment registrations (except siblings of current students):

    Elementary SchoolsHall's Prairie ElementarySemiahmoo Trail Elementary
    A.H.P. Matthew ElementaryHazelgrove ElementarySullivan Elementary
    A.J. McLellan ElementaryHillcrest ElementarySunnyside Elementary
    Adams Road ElementaryHyland ElementarySunrise Ridge Elementary
    Bayridge ElementaryJessie Lee ElementarySurrey Centre Elementary
    Beaver Creek ElementaryK.B. Woodward ElementaryT.E. Scott Elementary
    Cambridge ElementaryKatzie ElementaryWalnut Road Elementary
    Chimney Hill ElementaryLatimer Road ElementaryWhite Rock Elementary
    Clayton ElementaryMartha Currie ElementaryWilliam Watson Elementary
    Coyote Creek ElementaryMorgan ElementaryWoodward Hill Elementary
    Crescent Park ElementaryNorth Ridge Elementary 
    Don Christian ElementaryOcean Cliff Elementary 
    Erma Stephenson ElementaryOld Yale Road ElementarySecondary Schools
    Fraser Wood ElementaryPacific Heights ElementaryFleetwood Park Secondary
    Frost Road ElementaryPeace Arch ElementaryPanorama Ridge Secondary
    George Greenaway ElementaryRay Shepherd ElementarySemiahmoo Secondary
    Goldstone Park ElementaryRosemary Heights ElementarySullivan Heights Secondary