Register at Dante Elementary School

Dante offers an enriched environment with programs and activities that meet the interests of almost every child. We are very pleased that you are interested in having your child attend Dante Elementary School and are happy to try and answer any questions that you might have.

Parents must be eligible to receive a Certificate of Eligibility for their child.


For Children Entering Kindergarten

If your child is eligible for English language education and is ready to start kindergarten, we invite you view our virtual Open House to find out more about the great programs and resources we offer. 

This year the Open House took place online and can be viewed on the Dante Open House Page

For Children Entering Grades 1 through 6

If your family is new to Montreal or you are considering changing schools, and your child is eligible for English language education, please call us and make an appointment to meet the principal and discuss how we can assist the transition of your child to Dante.

If you do not have a Certificate of Eligibility

In order to qualify for English Instruction in Quebec Public Schools, students must meet certain eligibility criteria under the Charter of the French Language as set out by the Quebec government.

Visit the EMSB Website for information on eligibility requirements and how to apply for a Certificate of Eligibility.

Eligibility Requirements

If you have a Certificate of Eligibility

You must bring the following documents with you to register your child. Originals of these forms can be brought to the school:

  • Long Version Birth Certificate (showing both parents' names)
  • Immigration papers (required if not born in Canada)
  • Certificate of Eligibility
  • Proof of residence (lease and driver's licence/utility invoice etc.)
    Required only if child was born outside Quebec
  • Citizenship of parent
  • Child's most recent report card (for grades 1 to 6)
  • Vaccination booklet