Registering for School

At the Greater Essex County District School Board (GECDSB), we are here to help you through the school registration process.

Register your child for school

Please complete our online registration form and then contact your school secretary to complete the process and book an appointment.

Find a school

We can help you find a school in your neighbourhood or the nearest school offering a desired program.

Kindergarten registration

If your child is entering Kindergarten, we offer additional registration supports and resources. Learn how to register for Kindergarten with the GECDSB.

What you need

Please have the following documentation and proof to register with the GECDSB:

  • Child's birth certificate or other government document to show proof of age and legal name
  • Proof of Canadian citizenship or legal status in Canada (if not a Canadian citizen)
  • Record of child's immunization (measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus and polio)
  • Proof of residence (such as a recent property tax bill, recent tax assessment, utility bill, etc.)