Interested families are welcome to complete an application form and submit it to our school office. You will be contacted to arrange a mutually convenient time to meet with our principal, tour the school, meet our dedicated faculty and visit the classrooms. Application forms can be printed below or are available from the school office between 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday to Friday.
If you are interested in possibly applying but would like to meet with the principal and see the school first, please call us at 604-534-6564 and book a tour of our school.
Completed application forms must include the following:
Student Proof of Canadian Citizenship (Birth Certificate/ Citizenship Card)
One Parent’s Proof of Canadian Citizenship (Birth Certificate/ Citizenship Card)
Proof of BC Residency (i.e. copy of BC Hydro or Fortis Bill/Property Tax Assessment/Rental Agreement)
Application Form completed in full
Copy of your child’s Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
STEP TWO: INTERVIEWS
When completed application forms are received, the office will contact new families to arrange an admissions interview, if space is available in the applicable grades.
STEP THREE: SELECTION PROCESS
St. Catherine’s is a member of the Catholic Independent Schools of the Vancouver Archdiocese (CISVA). Individuals who submit their application to our school on or before the application deadline date will be evaluated on the following basis:
Priority 1: Children currently enrolled here who have met the application requirements.
Priority 2: Siblings of children already in the school, whose families are practicing Catholics active in either St. Joseph’s Parish Langley or St. Nicholas Parish, Langley.
Priority 3: Children whose families are practicing Catholics active in either St. Joseph’s Parish Langley or St. Nicholas Parish, Langley. In order for your child to be considered as members of a particular parish, your family must:
•Be registered in that parish
•Regularly attend Mass at that parish
•Use Sunday envelopes, (no amount specified) from the parish on a regular basis
•Participate in the work activities required of you by that parish
Priority 4: Siblings of children already in the school, whose families are practicing Catholics active in other parishes.
Priority 5: Children whose families are practicing Catholics coming into either St. Joseph’s Parish, Langley or St. Nicholas Parish, Langley, who have been attending Catholic school elsewhere.
Priority 6: Children whose families are practicing Catholics active in other parishes.
Priority 7: All other students regardless of religious denomination.
STEP FOUR: REGISTRATION
Registration packages are given to new family applicants once applications have been approved.
Parents bring completed registration packages to the AGM & Registration Night. The PEC (Parish Education Committee) will present important information about school operations in addition to reviewing registration packages for completeness.
The registration fee of $40.00 per student increases to $80.00 for registration packages returned to the school after the Registration & AGM night.