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Application Process

Thank you for your interest in applying to Nanaimo Christian School! We look forward to connecting with you to answer your questions. 


We’re excited that you’re considering joining with us in this wonderful journey of Christian education!

For the 2024-25 school year, grades K-5 are currently full. We have very limited and specific openings in grades 6-12. If and when a space opens up in your child's grade level, then we will arrange a school tour for your family. Families can apply to be in our waiting pool prior to a tour.


Timeline  (upcoming school year)

January    Begin processing applications for existing NCS students

February   Begin processing applications for new prospective students

May 1        Recommended registration deadline (K-12). Applications can be submitted                     at any time and will be processed dependent upon available space. 

Step 1 - Book a tour

Find out how we do school differently. Experience our student-first approach to learning. Contact us at 250-754-4512 ext. 6 or

Step 2 - Registration

After the initial meeting, you’ll receive a printed copy of the admissions application to complete (or download it below) including a list of supporting documents for each child applying. 


Once your completed application has been received, you will receive an email with instructions on next steps in the registration process.


Admissions & Bus Forms

Enrolment introduction letter

Admissions application

Tuition fees

School bus registration form & bus fees

School bus routes/schedule & bus guidelines

Application Checklist

• Application package -- One for each child

• Pastor’s reference form -- Given to pastor, if applicable

• Latest academic and medical reports (report cards, IEP, assessments, etc.)

• Birth certificate

• Legal residency or citizenship documents, if applicable

• Legal custodial papers, if applicable

• School bus registration form, if applicable

• $100 Family application fee* (non-refundable) for new family

• $50 Sibling application fee* (non-refundable) for current NCS family,

   if applicable


*We accept cash, cheque, debit, Visa, M/C or e-transfer to:


Step 3 - Interview

We review enrolment numbers for the upcoming school year in January and February. In February, once we’ve confirmed where there are openings, we begin calling families to schedule interviews with our principal. Interviews continue throughout the spring as spaces are available. 


Please note: Families with students in our waiting pool will receive a call from the NCS admissions office to discuss options.


Step 4 - Acceptance

After the interview, families receive an email letter of acceptance with instructions on how to finalize enrolment. New student orientation takes place one day (usually Thursday) the week before school starts in the fall.  


Step 5 - Get connected

New NCS families will be added to the mailing list for our e-newsletter, which includes regular updates on what’s happening at NCS. 


Other ways to connect with our NCS community: 

Contact admissions

250.754.4512 ext. 6



“I’m grateful that NCS is a school that makes everyone feel welcome. It's a safe environment where students can learn new things, grow in faith, and even make new friends. It's a place where I know that I can excel."

Corinne, Grade 9

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