The Education Act permits school boards to establish school boundary areas and the DSBN has supported community schools by creating school boundaries. This policy directs students to attend their home school, unless for system-wide programming reasons, accessibility to programs, or other extraordinary circumstances where an alternate school request may be granted by the Board.
In order to facilitate an orderly transition process whereby students move from Grade 8 to Secondary School, and to strive for school enrolments that allow for effective programming and appropriate use of facilities, the following concepts will be the basis of the procedural framework used for that purpose:
Program Area Offerings: Programs not available in the Home School may include Performing Arts, Instrumental Music and Technology Programs.
* Students enrolled in French Immersion commencing in Grade 1 continue with this program through Grade 12.