Register at General Vanier

Parents who are interested in registering their child(ren) at General Vanier should contact us for information about eligibility and programs.  General Vanier also registers new students throughout the school year, however, acceptance depends on classroom availability and area of residence.

Registration Requirements

In order to register your child as a student at General Vanier, students must meet certain eligibility criteria under the Charter of the French Language and the Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.

Kindergarten eligibility criteria:

  • Your child must be 5 years of age as of September 30. Otherwise, you can apply for derogation. Please contact General Vanier or the EMSB Student Services Department for details.
  • You must possess a valid Certificate of Eligibility in the name of your child.

Grade 1 eligibility criteria:

  • Your child must be 6 years of age before September 30. Otherwise, you can apply for derogation. Please contact General Vanier or the EMSB Student Services Department for details.
  • You must possess a valid Certificate of Eligibility in the name of your child.

Certificate of Eligibility

In order to qualify for English Instruction in Quebec Public Schools, students must meet certain eligibility criteria under the Charter of the French Language as set out by the Quebec government.

For more information on the Charter of the French Language, or to apply for a certificate of eligibility, please visit the registration information section of the EMSB Website below:

School Boundaries

Each elementary school within the EMSB serves the community within it's boundaries. Children living within these boundaries and their siblings have priority over children living outside of the school boundaries when registering at the school. Students living outside of the school boundaries are not eligible for bussing.

Click on the link below to view the school's territory map:

Open House

This year's open house will be held on: TBA

  • 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

International Students

General Vanier welcomes students and their families to Canada from all over the world. Families living Quebec on a temporary basis (work or school visa) can be eligible to send their children to an English public school.

For More information on the application process for international students, please click on the link for the English Montreal School Board's international student information below: