Admissions Documentation

Important Information

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

Irwin Park Elementary will be accepting and processing supporting documentation for 2020-2021 admissions at the following times:

Thursday, October 24th 10:00am – Noon

Thursday, October 31st  10:00am – Noon

There is still some limited availability for the current school year (2019-2020) and applications continue to be accepted.

Please note: Documents must be presented in person 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.

Incomplete documentation will not be accepted.

Student Admissions

Irwin Park Elementary School is pleased to accept applications for children entering Kindergarten to Grade 7 who reside both within and outside of the West Vancouver School District.

Please read the West Vancouver School’s student admission guidelines for more information.

When to Apply

Although priority is given based on catchment location to applicants following the timeline listed below, we appreciate that circumstances sometimes require late registration and encourage you to contact our office at 604-981-1240 to inquire about our late registration policy and to join our wait list.

Please note: waitlists are not carried over from year to year.

Admission for the 2019 – 2020 school year is ongoing, with some availability at certain grade levels. Contact the school office directly for more information.

Admission for the 2020 – 2021 school year begins in the fall, according to the following timelines:

October 15, 2019 to March 2, 2020

All Kindergarten applications (in-catchment, in-district, and out-of-district students), and All students living in-catchment applying for entry into Grades 1 – 7


January 15 to January 31, 2020

Out-of-catchment area (in-district) student applications and Out-of-district student applications


Detailed information regarding student registration is outlined in Administrative Procedure 300 – Student Registration, Enrollment and Placement – click here to view.


PLEASE NOTE: If an enrollment timeline listed in AP 300 falls on a weekend, the date recognized by the Administrative Procedure for Student Registration will be the Monday following that date.

Current students do not need to re-apply

How to Apply

Simply click here to submit an online application form. Please note that all applications are completed online and 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 to the school office. Students with incomplete applications will not receive offers nor be placed on waitlists.

Supporting Documentation

After submitting an online application, you will be asked to submit all required original documentation to Irwin Park on the following days and times:

Thursday, October 24th    10:00am – Noon

Thursday, October 31st     10:00am – Noon

*Incomplete documentation will not be accepted*

Please note: Documents must be presented in person 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

Continuity of Learning and Updated Resources for Students and ParentsView Resources