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Saskatoon Public Schools
Inspiring Learning
Newcomer Student Centre
​​​​The following students must register through the Newcomer Student Centre:
  • Students who are not Canadian citizens*
  • Students new to Saskatoon Public Schools who do not speak English as their first language, including First Nations, Inuit and Métis students.
*Non-Canadian students must have immigration status and a permanent address in Saskatoon prior to registering.

Click here for a chart to determine if you should register through the Newcomer Student Centre.

How to Register

To book a registration appointment, click here or on the register button.

Note: A parent or legal guardian and student(s) six years and older are required to be present at the appointment.

What to Bring to Your Appointment

Please bring the following documents to your appointment:
  • Student's immigration document
  • Proof of parent's immigration status in Canada:
    • Confirmation of permanent residence (landing paper or permanent residence card) OR
    • Parent's work or study permit (confirmation of enrollment in a post-secondary program is required for study permit holders)
  • Recent, dated documentation to confirm your permanent address in Saskatoon (e.g., signed mortgage, rental or lease agreement, utility bill, Saskatchewan driver's license)
  • School transcripts (school records) for students age 14+ who will attend secondary school
  • Any other relevant documents.

What Will Happen at Your Appointment

At your appointment, your child's immigration documents will be reviewed and their eligibility for publicly funded education in Saskatoon will be determined. 

Once your child's immigration status has been confirmed, we will:
  • Introduce your family to our schools
  • Help register your child for elementary or high school
  • Assess your child's English as an Additional Language (EAL)* skills (children six years and older)
  • Recommend support and programming for children who need EAL services.
*​​If your child speaks a language other than English, staff at the Newcomer Student Centre will assess their level of English. This information will be sent to the school. The result will not be used to place your child in a grade level; it will be used to decide how much additional support your child may need at school.

Where to Find Us

Newcomer Student Centre
310 21st Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 1M7
Phone: 306-683-8400

For directions and an informational brochure, click here. Translated brochures can be found here​.
Note: Parking may be limited due to construction in the downtown area during spring and summer. Please give yourself extra time to find parking.           


Saskatoon Public Schools

310 - 21st Street East,
Saskatoon, SK, S7K 1M7

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