Powell River Board of Education
Learners Preparing for the Challenges of Tomorrow
Registration and Information


SCHOOL REGISTRATION INCLUDING FRENCH IMMERSION FOR THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

Kindergarten to Grade 12 Students (including French Immersion) new to the Powell River School District or students wishing to transfer to a different school in our District, registration is a follows:


FRENCH IMMERSION OPEN JANUARY 30, 2023, UNTIL FEBRUARY 25, 2023.  Please note that French Immersion is only available at James Thomson Elementary and Brooks Secondary.


ALL OTHER ENGLISH STREAM GRADES OPEN JANUARY 30, 2023, WITH NO DEADLINE.

School District 47 (Powell River) will be using the MyEdBC on-line registration process for student registration for all schools excluding PIE.  This functionality will be active commencing January 30, 2023.  Parents will be able to create their MyEducation account by clicking on a link.

The Ministry of Education stipulates that parents may defer the enrollment of their child for not more than one year (for Kindergarten).


PARTNERS IN EDUCATION 

(Powell River) (K-12) and Island Discovery (K-12) 
Please apply online (link will be available January 30, 2023) or contact the school directly commencing January 30th. 

 

What are "Catchment" areas?

Catchment areas are pre-defined geographical regions designed to balance out the number of students in each school. It is acceptable to enrol your student in a school outside of your catchment area. Please ensure that you register with your preferred school prior to March 31, 2023, as registrations are accepted based on available space.  Please refer to the Boundaries page for more information.


International Student Program 

Find all the information at the following https://www2.sd47.bc.ca/international/

Students wishing to register with the International Student Program should download an application from the International Student Program Website.