Admission Requirements

In order to register your child as a student at Our Lady of Pompei, 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 30th. Otherwise, you can apply for derogation. Please contact the Student Services Department of the EMSB 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 30th. Otherwise, you can apply for derogation. Please contact the Student Services Department of the EMSB for details. You must possess a valid Certificate of Eligibility in the name of your child.

Eligibility Requirements for Public English Schools

 

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.

To obtain a Certificate of Eligibility, parents must complete an application at the Community Services (Law 101) office located at the English Montreal School Board head office. Please consult the EMSB website for information on eligibility requirements:

 

How to Register

All new registrations for Elementary Students for the take place at the schools in the first week of FEBRUARY. The applications for the certificate of eligibility will be done at the same time.

Our Lady of Pompei School registers new students throughout the school year, however, acceptance depends on classroom availability and whether the student lives within the school's boundaries. Parents must have a Certificate of Eligibility for their child.

You must bring the following documents with you to register your child:

  • Long Version Birth Certificate (showing both parents' names)
  • Immigration Papers (required if not born in Canada)
  • Certificate of Eligibility for English Education
  • Proof of residence (lease, driver's licence, utility invoice etc.)
  • Child's most recent report card (for grades 1 to 6)
  • Vaccination Booklet