Register at Gerald McShane Elementary School

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

Parents must be eligible to receive a Certificate of Eligibility for their child. Learn more about Eligibility, visit EMSB website.

How do I register?

If you are interested in registering your child(ren) for the 2020-2021 school year, the dates to register are as follows:

Sibling Registration Public Registration
January 27 to January 31, 2020 February 3 to February 7, 2020

To register your child, please make an appointment with the school secretary. We will have appointments available during the day and/or after school.

If you already have a child registered in our school, please make an appointment during the sibling registration dates indicated above.

If you have a Certificate of Eligibility

You must bring the following documents with you to register your child. Originals of these forms can be brought to the school between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm daily:

  • Long Version Birth Certificate (showing both parents' names)
  • Immigration papers (required if not born in Canada)
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Proof of residence (lease and driver's licence/utility invoice etc.)
    Required only if child was born outside Quebec
  • Citizenship of parent
  • Child's most recent report card (for grades 1 to 6)
  • Vaccination booklet

If you do not have a 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.

Visit the EMSB Website for information on eligibility requirements and how to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility.

Eligibility Requirements for English Public Education Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) EMSB