Admissions Documentation

Important Information

École Cedardale continues to accept applications for grades 1 – 7 for the 2021-2022 school year, but has extremely limited availability in primary grades. New applicants are unlikely to be placed. Please contact the school office directly for more information.

We are no longer able to accept applications for Kindergarten  for the current (2021-2022) school year.

You will receive an email with further instructions from École Cedardale admissions within 24 – 48 hours of submission of your online application.

All required admissions documents are being accepted electronically.
Parents and visitors should not enter the school without an appointment.

Good-quality PDF copies of all required documentation must be submitted by a parent or legal guardian to cedardale@wvschools.ca

Poor quality scans or photos will not be accepted.

Please note: École Cedardale requires a minimum of two residential support documents in addition to proof of ownership or a tenancy agreement. For a printable list, click here.

Documents must be complete and submitted by a parent or legal guardian, not another family member, caregiver or friend. Relocation agents and/or real estate agents are not permitted to act independently for parents.

In order for your child to be included in the EFI PYP Kindergarten lottery for September 2022 entry, all documentation must be received before 3pm on Tuesday, November 30, 2021. No exceptions will be made.

Student Admissions

École Cedardale is pleased to accept applications for children entering Kindergarten who reside both within and outside of the West Vancouver School District.

Early French Immersion is offered at both École Cedardale and École Pauline Johnson.

École Cedardale is also offers the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IB PYP). There is an associated fee with the IB PYP program in West Vancouver.

Enrollment in Early French Immersion generally occurs at the Kindergarten level, although students may enter the program at the Grade 1 level until December of the school year, space permitting.

Please read the West Vancouver School’s Early French Immersion admission guidelines for more information.

Late French Immersion begins at Grade 6 and is offered at École Pauline Johnson Elementary only. Please read the West Vancouver School’s Late French Immersion admission guidelines for more information.

When to Apply

Admission for the 2021 – 2022 school year is ongoing, with extremely limited availability. Kindergarten applications are no longer being accepted. New applicants in grades 1-3 are unlikely to be placed. Contact the Ecole Cedardale school office directly for more information. Waitlists are not carried over from year to year.

Admission for the 2022 – 2023 school year begins in the fall, according to the following timelines:

OCTOBER 15 –  NOVEMBER 30, 2021

  • Applications accepted for all students entering Kindergarten (including in-catchment, out-of-catchment and out-of-district)

OCTOBER 15, 2021

  • Applications accepted for all IN-DISTRICT applicants entering Grades 1 – 7 who are currently enroled in a French Immersion program

JANUARY 17, 2022

      • Applications accepted for all OUT-OF-DISTRICT applicants entering Grades 1 to 7 who are currently enroled in a French Immersion program

Current students do not need to re-apply

Due to the strong demand for this program of choice, West Vancouver School District will conduct a lottery in early December 2021 to identify those children who will be registered for Early French Immersion IB PYP Kindergarten in September 2022.

The registration will follow Ministry guidelines and Board policy. Any applications missing required documentation as of the close of the lottery will not be included in the lottery.

Students may be included in both the lottery for EFI IB PYP at École Cedardale and the lottery for regular EFI at École Pauline Johnson, provided both schools are selected as prioritized school choices on the online application form.

How to Apply

Click here to submit an online application form. Please note that all registration is done online and applications will be date and time stamped at the point of online submission.

Important: Applications are not considered complete until you have submitted all supporting documentation. Students with incomplete applications will not receive offers nor be placed on wait lists.

KINDERGARTEN
Applications for children born in 2017 who will enter Kindergarten in September 2022 will be available online beginning at 8:00am on Friday, October 15, 2021 and continuing until 3:00pm on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

GRADE 1
Enrolment in Early French Immersion generally occurs at the Kindergarten level, although students may enter the program at the Grade 1 level until December of the school year, space permitting. Registration for Grade 1 is handled according to the usual priority system. Online registrations will be added to the waitlist only when all supporting documentation has been received by École Cedardale.

Supporting Documentation

Submit good-quality PDF copies of all the required documentation to the Ecole Cedardale office at cedardale@wvschools.ca

Poor-quality scans or photos will not be accepted.

All required admissions documents are being accepted electronically. Parents and visitors should not enter the school without an appointment.

Documents must be complete and emailed by a parent or legal guardian, not another family member, caregiver or friend. Relocation and/or real estate agents are not permitted to act independently for parents.

FOR DETAILS ABOUT REQUIRED DOCUMENTS, CLICK HERE 

PLEASE NOTE: École Cedardale requires a proof of residence and a minimum of TWO  support documents for that residence. For a printable list, click here.

2022-2023 Admissions Applications accepted online as of 8am on October 15. For more details and Kindergarten lottery timeline, click here