Entering Kindergarten


Kindergarten registration for the 2022 – 2023 school year is available for Waterloo Region’s 43 Catholic elementary schools — providing the Region’s youngest citizens with a chance to benefit from a 184 year tradition of education excellence.

Children born in 2018 are eligible for JK/Year 1 Kindergarten.

Children born in 2017 are eligible for SK/Year 2 Kindergarten.

Parents are invited to contact their local Catholic school directly for individual registration dates and times. As you will see below in step #3, you have 2 options for registration:  online or in person at the school.

For information about our St. Isidore Catholic Virtual Learning School, please visit: https://stisidore.wcdsb.ca/



  • Please proceed to step #3


  • If your child is not baptized and both parents are non-Catholic please contact the school prior to registration to set up an interview with the Principal. You may still be considered for Admission to a Waterloo Catholic School – Please follow APA001  to read an overview of the application process.

After completing the online or paper registration, please take the following documents with you to your meeting at the school:

  • Child’s Roman Catholic Baptismal Certificate or one Parent’s RC Baptismal Certificate (NOTE: If you are non-Catholic but wish to explore a Catholic education for your child(ren) please review the Admission to Catholic Elementary Schools Policy).
  • Proof of Home Address
    • Utility Statement
    • Purchase/Rental/Lease Agreement
    • Bank Document
  • Child’s Proof of Age and Legal Name (please provide one of the following documents):
    • Birth Certificate
    • Certificate of Canadian Citizenship
    • Certificate of Registration of Birth Abroad
    • Passport
    • Permanent Resident Card
    • Record of Landing
  • Confirmation of Date of Entry into Canada (if the date is within the previous four school years):
    • Permanent Resident Card
    • Record of Landing
    • Confirmation of Permanent Residence

There may be other forms that you require; see below: