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‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčMission Public Schools and Stave Falls Elementary welcomes new students!

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Stave Falls Catchment Update‚Äč

Th‚Äče Board of Education approved th‚Äče school boundary catchment change to move the Steelhead Area north of King Avenue from Albert McMahon Elementary to Stave Falls Elementary.‚Äč

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Registration Timelines‚Äč

1. Kindergarten registrations‚Äč open in mid-January for the Kindergarten classes starting in September.

2. Grades 1-6 registrations are accepted throughout the year.


Grades 1-6 Registration Procedures‚Äč

1. Determine if Stave Falls Elementary is the catchment school your child(ren) should be attend‚Äčing using the School Locator

2. Complete the K-12 Registration Form

3. Submit the completed registration form, along with the following documentation: 

a. Proof of Age

    • ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčExamples: Birth Certificate, Passport, BC Services Card (photo version only), Permanent Residence Card, Aboriginal Status Card, Baptismal Certificate, Certificate of Citizenship, or Immigration Canada Document. 
    • Staff will take a photo copy of the student‚Äôs Birth Certificate in case the Ministry Requests this information. 

b. Proof of Residency

  • ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčExamples: Driver‚Äôs License, BC Services Card (photo version only), Municipal Tax Bill, Rental Agreement, Utility Bill. 

c. Proof of Physical Address (catchment area schools only)

  • ‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčExamples: Parent‚Äôs Driver‚Äôs License, Mortgage Statement, Municipal Tax Bill, proof of purchase of residence, Rental Agreement accompanied with utility bill, credit card invoice, letter stating current address notarized by a lawyer or notary public. 
4. Non-catchment school registrations:
  • Students wanting to register for a school that is not their catchment school must submit to their catchment school a Cross Boundary Application Form‚Äč, in addition to the registration form. 

Kindergarten Registration Procedures

Please contact our office to register for Kindergarten as pre-registration is now closed.  Remember, spots are given on a first-come, first-served basis.

1. Read the Kindergarten Registration Procedure 2022-2023‚Äč

2. Determine if Stave Falls Elementary is the catchment school your child(ren) should be attend‚Äčing using the School Locator‚Äč

3. Complete the Pre-Registration form by clicking the following link - STAVE FALLS ELEMENTARY

4. Indicate if you will be applying for a Cross Boundary Request. This does not guarantee you a spot at the requested school.

5. Complete the K-12 Registration Form

6. Our office will contact you to arrange an appointment to complete the registration.

7. Bring the completed registration form, along with the following documentation: 

a. Proof of Age

    • ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčExamples: Birth Certificate, Passport, BC Services Card (photo version only), Permanent Residence Card, Aboriginal Status Card, Baptismal Certificate, Certificate of Citizenship, or Immigration Canada Document. 
    • Staff will take a photo copy of the student‚Äôs Birth Certificate in case the Ministry Requests this information. 

b. Proof of Residency

  • ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčExamples: Driver‚Äôs License, BC Services Card (photo version only), Municipal Tax Bill, Rental Agreement, Utility Bill. 

c. Proof of Physical Address (catchment area schools only)

  • ‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčExamples: Parent‚Äôs Driver‚Äôs License, Mortgage Statement, Municipal Tax Bill, proof of purchase of residence, Rental Agreement accompanied with utility bill, credit card invoice, letter stating current address notarized by a lawyer or notary public.
8. Non-catchment school registrations:
  • Students wanting to register for a school that is not their catchment school must submit to their catchment school a Cross Boundary Application Form‚Äč, in addition to the registration form. 

‚ÄčCross Boundary Application Procedures

1. Application Process

a. Parents who would like their child to attend a cross-boundary school must complete a Cross Boundary Application Form‚Äč. This procedure applies to all elementary, middle school and program of choice schools. The forms must be submitted to their catchment school. The application will be considered for the current and the following school year. 

b. Students attending a cross boundary school in the current year will receive a cross boundary renewal form in February. The form must be completed and returned to their current school by March 31. The application will be considered for the following year. 

c. Mission elementary grade six students will receive a notice of their middle school catchment in December. For the student to attend the other middle school, parents must submit a Cross Boundary Application Form to their current elementary school by March 31. The application will be considered for the following year. 

2. Approval Process

a. The cross boundary enrolment approvals will be based on the available space and the prioritization outlined in the general guidelines of the Catchment Area, Cross Boundary, Schools of Choice, and Programs of Choice Policy, and further prioritized by the date the application or renewal notice was received.

b. If at June ‚Äč15, the cross boundary classroom or school enrolment projection for September is 90% or more of the schools‚Äô maximum enrolment, the cross boundary application decisions will be made by the Friday of the first week in September. 

c. If at June 15, the cross boundary classroom or school enrolment projection for September is less than 90% of the schools’ maximum enrolment, the cross boundary application decisions may be confirmed in June.




No registration will be complete until ALL applicable forms and documents have been provided.
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