Register for St. Francis Xavier High School
Steps How to Register *Please follow these steps carefully.*
** Due to the high volume of applications, the registration process will take extra time. We appreciate your patience and understanding as you await a response. **
> Supporting Documents Required
Gather all the required supporting documents listed below.
Proof of your child’s age/legal name (birth certificate or passport)
Proof of your address in Ottawa (recent) (rental or purchase agreement, utility bill, bank statement.) (Driver’s license is not accepted)
Recent Report Card (Mandatory for all)
Transcript (Applicable for Grades 10-12)
Credit Counselling Summary or Status Sheet (Applicable for Grades 10-12)
Immigration Documents (if applicable) (New to Canada? Please see our Family Welcome Center)
Legal Documents: special guardianship, access or custody situations (if applicable)
IEP (Individual Education Plan), Psychological Assessment (if applicable)
Scan/photograph the required documents listed above. Save them all.
Upload the required documents at the end of the Application Form.
> How to register once you have gathered your documents
Find your school using OSTA’s bus planner tool. https://schoollocator.ocsb.ca
Registration Application Forms: *(Supporting documents listed above are required before submitting.)*
Out of Board Students: Complete the Online Registration Application Form
Transferring within the OCSB: Complete this online transfer form OCSB School Transfer Form
(Note: If you are coming from one of our OCSB feeder schools listed below, you are not required to register. Please notify your current school of your next school selection.)
> What happens after we register?
Online Registration Appointment: Once the registration package is fully complete and has been processed you will receive an email from our Guidance Department regarding an online registration appointment with our guidance counsellors.
Course Selection (Gr 9-12): After the online registration appointment with our guidance counsellors, you will be directed to submit course selection to the Guidance Counsellor.
For more information see the helpful resources below.
3740 Spratt Road, Gloucester, Ontario K1V 2M1
Our Family of Schools
We welcome students from the following OCSB feeder schools:
St. Thomas More (*only students in the Leitrim/Findlay Creek area)
*New* (2023-2024) Parent Information and School Program Night
Current and future St. Francis Xavier parents are invited to attend our parent information sessions in person on Wednesday, February 15th, 2023.
There will be presentations for students and parents about the upcoming 2023-24 school year. No sign up required, it is an open information session.
Schedule of presentations:
6:00 PM - Students transitioning from Gr. 6 to Gr. 7 > (Tile Floor Gym)
6:00 PM - Gr. 9-12 (ESL) English Second Language Information Session > (Learning Commons)
7:00 PM - Students transitioning from Gr. 8 into Gr. 9 > (Tile Floor Gym)
7:00 PM - Gr. 10-12 Course Information Session > (Learning Commons)
Tours will be conducted by Student Ambassadors at 5:30pm and at the conclusion of the first presentation at approximately 6:45pm.
(2023-2024) Parent Information and School Program Night
For families that have missed our parent information sessions on Wednesday, February 15th, 2023, the slide deck links are included below. Parents are able to review the content and find answers to any questions they may have.
Gr. 6 into 7 Parent Information Session - Slidedeck link
Gr. 8 into 9 Parent Information Session - Slidedeck link
Gr. 10-12 Parent Information Session - Slidedeck link
Other Helpful Resources:
High School at OCSB www.ocsb.ca/our-schools/high-school/
New to Canada? Family Welcome Center www.ocsb.ca/family-welcome-center/
(ESL & ELD) English as a Second Language Information www.ocsb.ca/our-schools/english-as-a-second-language/
French at OCSB www.ocsb.ca/our-schools/french/
Special Education Resources www.ocsb.ca/our-schools/special-education/
You must send your child’s vaccination records to Ottawa Public Health (OPH) for them to attend school in Ottawa. www.parentinginottawa.ca/en/reporting-immunizations.aspx
For more information visit the Ottawa Catholic School Board website www.ocsb.ca/
Parent Guides and Resources:
It can be challenging to support your child as they start Grade 7 in a high school building or officially start high school in Grade 9. To help you navigate the intermediate and high school landscape, we’ve developed guides for parents.
Additional Registration Documents
Consent for the Use and Disclosure of Student Information
Cross Boundary Application Form
Cross Boundary Procedures
Grade 7-12 Responsible Use of Technology Agreement
Registration Information Special Education
Student Eligibility Form
OCSB Student Transfer Form