An international student is defined as a student whose parents do not reside in Canada and must obtain authorization from the CCSD's Head Office before being admitted to schools.
Foreign student applicants are required to meet Canada Immigration requirements with respect to the provision of a valid study permit. Please visit Citizenship and Immigration Canada for more details.
Application Procedure/Requirements – New Students
The CCSD Application Form must be completed in full and accompanied by a non-refundable application fee of CAD$250.00 (includes GST) prior to any consideration being given to the applicant. A copy of a birth certificate and the most recent transcript of marks must also be presented with the application form. A preference is given to foreign students who are of the Roman Catholic faith. Applicants of other faiths will be considered on the basis of space and resources being available in the host school.
Applicants must purchase health insurance coverage as provided by the district through our insurance carrier. Cost is CAD$300 for one semester or CAD$500 for a year. Insurance fees are non-refundable and are due at the same time tuition fees are to be paid. Insurance coverage is only valid in Canada and for the duration of the visa or the term of the policy (12 months), whichever expires first.
All successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by e-mail within two weeks of reciept of a completed application package.
Applications from students who are nineteen (19) years of age or older, or who will turn nineteen (19) prior to September 1st of the year for which they apply, are not accepted. It is also recommended that applicants be a minimum of twelve (12) years of age by September 1st of the year for which they apply. Elementary student applicants younger than 12 years of age must be accompanied by a parent for the entire duration of their stay in Canada. Custodianship to any other individual will not be allowed at any given time.