Admissions Documentation

Important Information

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

All required admissions documents are 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 ridgeview@wvschools.ca

Poor quality scans or photos will not be accepted.

Documents must be submitted 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

Ridgeview 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.

If your family is residing in Canada under a Diplomatic posting, Refugee protection form, Study or Work Permit  (collectively called Fundable Admissions), you may be enroled in West Vancouver schools, subject to regulations under Canadian federal government and West Vancouver Schools policy. You must first complete a document review procedure before completing the student admission application form. To learn about the document review process, please click here.  Once completed, the Fundable Admission team will contact you by email with next steps.

When to Apply

Admission for the 2021 – 2022 school year is ongoing, with some availability at certain grade levels. Contact the 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, 2021

Applications accepted for ALL Kindergarten students (in-catchment, in-district, and out-of-district students), and all students living IN-CATCHMENT entering Grades 1 – 7


JANUARY 17, 2022

Applications accepted for OUT-OF-CATCHMENT (in-district) students and OUT-OF-DISTRICT (OOD) students entering Grades 1 – 7.


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 by email. Students with incomplete applications will not receive offers nor be placed on waitlists.

Supporting Documentation

After submitting an application online, you will be contacted by email to request that you provide good-quality PDF copies of all the required documentation by email to the Ridgeview office at ridgeview@wvschools.ca

Poor-quality scans or photos will not be accepted.

All required admissions documents are accepted electronically.

Parents and visitors should not enter the school without an appointment.

 

FOR DETAILS ABOUT REQUIRED DOCUMENTS, CLICK HERE

Documents must be 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.

2022-2023 Admissions Applications accepted online as of 8am on October 15. For details about eligibility and timelines, click here