Student Registration

School District #81 (Fort Nelson) is pleased to welcome all new students to our schools.

Due to Covid-19, we have introduced online registration as an option. Please click the link below and “request an account”. 

To ensure the safety of our students and staff, we ask that you do not visit schools directly to register unless you have made an appointment.

Kindergarten students begin school in the September of the same year they turn five. Any child who turns 5 years old in 2021 (born in 2016) is eligible to register for the  2021/22 school year.

Step 1: Select Appropriate School

Elementary
(Kindergarten - Grade 4)

J.S. Clark (250-774-3145) – all students southeast of Airport Drive and northeast of the Alaska Highway (includes Midtown, East Sub, Cottonwood and Reservoir Subdivisions)

G.W. Carlson (250-774-6941) – all rural students, all student northwest of Airport Drive and southwest of the Alaska Highway (includes Southridge Park, Angus, Mountainview, Gairdner and Industrial Subdivisions).

Elementary
(Grade 5 - 7)

R.L. Angus (250-774-2738) – all students in grade 5 – 7 attend this school.

Secondary
(Grades 8 - 12)

Fort Nelson Secondary (FNSS) (250-774-6958) – all students in grade 8 – 12 attend this school. 

All students, Kindergarten through grade 12, who live in the Toad River area will attend Toad River School (250-232-5491).

Step 2: Required Documents for Registration

Please have the following documents ready to upload or produce with your child’s registration (all documents must be received for registration to be completed).

Proof of Legal Name, Birthdate, and Status in Canada

Birth Certificate, Passport, INAC card, citizenship card, immigration documents, permanent resident card.

Proof of BC Residency

Must have parent/guardian name and legal street address in Fort Nelson. Could be property tax, rental agreement, utility bill, driver's license, vehicle registration, Canadian bank or credit card statement.

BC Care Card or BC Service Card

Or proof of registration of BC Care Card.

Step 3: Register Online or In-person

To register online through the provincial student information system, MyEducationBC, click the link below to request an account and initiate the registration process. 

Please read through the Online Registration Guide carefully before starting the process.

Note: If you are using a mobile device, you must request the desktop site using your mobile browser features.

To register in-person, contact your catchment school to schedule an appointment and if possible, you are requested to print off and complete the district registration form. (Please note, the form must be printed on legal paper 8.5 X 14.)

Please follow the listed health and safety protocols when visiting schools:

  • scheduled in advance
  • provide contact tracing information
  • complete/acknowledge a health self-check
  • sanitize hands upon entry to the school building
  • maintain 2m distance from others
  • wear a mask

Other Important Information

Students will not be officially registered until all documentation has been received.

There may be additional documents, permissions/ forms requested by the school following acceptance and/or in September.

Notes about timelines:

Schools will aim to process online registrations within ten school days of their receipt.  Please watch for a phone call from your school as administrative assistants may need to contact you before completing the registration if they have any questions.

Summer registrations (July 1 – late August) will be processed in late August.

Please contact your school directly if you have any questions.