Register at Elizabeth Ballantyne Elementary School

Elizabeth Ballantyne offers an enriched environment with programs and activities that meet the interests of almost every child. We are very pleased that you are interested in having your child attend Elizabeth Ballantyne Elementary School and are happy to try and answer any questions that you might have.

Parents must be eligible to receive a Certificate of Eligibility for their child.
Thank you for showing an interest in Elizabeth Ballantyne School. 

All students registering for the first time are required to provide the following documents: 

  • birth certificate;
  • proof of citizenship of the parents;
  • a medicare card; proof of residence; 
  • a most recent report card (if applicable); 
  • and vaccination records. 

You will fill out the application forms at the school for the Certificate of Eligibility for English instruction.  Under the Charter of French Language, the COE will be granted for children who did the majority of their elementary or secondary studies in English in Canada or whose mother, father or sibling did their majority of elementary studies in English in Canada.  This criteria excludes studies completed in the Quebec Private School system.  If you are coming to Quebec on a Work or Study permit (permits must be provided), you must do the application for the Certificate of Eligibility at the English Montreal School Board located at 6000 Fielding Av., Montreal, Québec, H3X 1T4.  After you have gone to the School Board, you may then come to the school to complete the registration with all the documents mentioned above.

All documents must be given in order to complete the registration for your child. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Miss Mhae at the school at (514) 484-1006.

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

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:

  • 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