Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration

Registrations completed between March 2, 2024, through to April 1, 2024, will not be reviewed or approved by school staff until after Spring Break. Families can continue to register their child online during the month of March but please take note that notification of your child’s application status should not be expected until sometime in April 2024.

French Immersion Entry

If you are registering for Kindergarten entry for French Immersion at James Kennedy Elementary, please visit the District’s Choice Programs webpage here. Please note Choice Program registration begins on Monday, October 2 at 12 noon  to Monday, October 16 at 12 noon.

Catchment School Entry

James Kennedy Elementary welcomes new kindergarten students to our school. Our teachers and staff are excited to meet your family. All children who will be five years old by December 31, 2023 (children born in 2018) are eligible for the Kindergarten program beginning September 5, 2023. Registration for Kindergarten will begin on the third Monday in January of the year for which the child is eligible.

Please review the following information outlining documents needed and instructions to help register new learners. To find your child’s catchment school, use our school locator tool here.

If you have any general questions about kindergarten registration, please contact your catchment school or the District by emailing

You will need to produce the following documents:

  • Proof of age (Birth Certificate)
  • Proof of Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status for both student and parent (Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Passport, Canadian Citizenship Card, Landed Immigrant documentation, Permanent Resident documentation/cards)
  • Proof of residence (mortgage papers, Property Tax Notice, BC Driver’s Licence, Photo BC Services Card, subject-free purchase agreement [less than 6 month move-in date], utility bill)
  • Current vaccination records* (school does not retain a copy)
  • Registration Form (also available at the school office or website)

You will need to do the following:

  1. Complete registration form (attached fillable pdf) and have documents ready. See above checklist. To ensure accuracy, filling out the form electronically is preferred over handwritten submissions.
  2. Submit documents online via email to or in person at the school office.

If you have arrived in Canada with a work permit, study permit or visitor record, you will need to contact the School District Office at:

Cross Boundary Registration

To register your child in a kindergarten program outside of your catchment area, please contact your catchment school and follow the process outlined for Cross Boundary Registration.

Read our Kindergarten Brochure.

James Kennedy Elementary

9060 - 212 Street, Langley
BC, V1M 2B7
Phone: 604-888-5257
Fax: 604-888-4324