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New to Canada

Abbotsford School District is one of several school districts in the province that are part of an innovative program to help new immigrant families settle effectively into the community including our schools. Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) is an outreach program that helps immigrant and refugee students and their families.Learn more about the SWIS Program

If you are the biological parent /legal guardian of the child but are not a Canadian Citizen by birth or by naturalization (obtained citizenship), you are required to report to the School District Office prior to registering your child at the schools. Please call (604) 851-4585 to make an appointment. They will confirm which documents you must provide.

For families from another country (outside Canada), please contact Luella Johnsen (604) 852-2366 ext.1203 or by email to set up an appointment.