August 8, 2018

Here's what you need to know about registering your child for school

At the Peel District School Board, we are committed to inspire the smile within each child. Everything we do is designed to help each child achieve to the best of his or her ability. Our collective, daily efforts make a positive difference in the lives of our students, their families and the world.

During the summer months, parents/caregivers can begin the registration process for the 2018-19 school year. To learn more, please visit On August 27, Peel board schools will open to accept registrations. Please call before arriving at the school and bring all necessary documentation.

Who can attend school?

The Peel board serves children age 4 and older. If you are registering for Kindergarten, please visit

Our schools

The Peel board has 257 elementary and secondary schools. You can find the name and location of your local school by visiting or calling our Planning and Accommodation department at 905-890-1010 ext. 2212.

Where to register?

If you lived in Ontario and are moving into the Peel Region, or moving school districts, you will need to register at your neighbourhood school. To find your school, visit

New to Ontario/Canada: If your family is new to Canada, your child may need an orientation interview to register for school. To assist you with registration, we offer three Welcome Centres. Please call 905-366-8791 to talk to our staff and book your appointment. There is no fee for registration.

Once the orientation interview is complete, you will get an appointment card with the date your child can start school. Please bring this card with you on your child's first day, so that he or she can receive a new school schedule to complete the registration process.

International students: Peel Schools for International Students program currently offered at Applewood Heights, Clarkson, Rick Hansen and Harold M. Brathwaite secondary schools. The schools provide a unique, world-class program that integrates students from around world into the dynamic and welcoming learning environment.

International students interested in our program should visit or call 1-800-668-1179 ext. 2638.

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