Register at GDHS

Current Gr 8s & new to HDSB for gr 9

Gr 8 students that will be new to HDSB and wish to register at GDHS for Grade 9 in September must complete:

Send these 2 forms to the Guidance Office at GDHS as early as December of your gr 8 year with:

  • ​Proof of address (utility bill, lease, deed, car registration, property tax bill, etc)

  • ​Student birth certificate

  • Ontario Education Number (OEN)

  • Recent report card/progress reports

Moved into GDHS catchment area

Students that have moved into the area and will now have GDHS as their home school should contact the Guidance Office at 905-877-6966 x219 to make an appointment with their new Guidance Counsellor. Please send copies of the following documents to the Guidance Office:

  • ​Proof of address (utility bill, lease, deed, car registration, property tax bill, etc)

  • Student birth certificate

  • Ontario Education Number (OEN)

  • Midterm/last report card

  • ​Transcript of marks from previous school​​

Transferring schools

Students that already reside in Georgetown but would like to switch schools and attend GDHS must complete:

  1. Please contact the Main Office at 905-877-6966 to make an appointment with a Vice-Principal

  2. Please Contact the Guidance Office at 905-877-6966 x219 to book an appointment with a Guidance counsellor

​Please send copies of the following items to the Guidance Office

  • ​Proof of address (utility bill, lease, deed, car registration, property tax bill, etc)

  • Student birth certificate

  • Ontario Education Number (OEN)

  • Midterm/last report card

  • ​Transcript of marks from previous school​​

Optional Attendance

Students who live outside the boundaries of GDHS and are currently attending another school need to complete a Secondary Optional Attendance Form to apply to GDHS. Once complete, please submit the form to your home high school (ie: not GDHS) to initiate the Optional Attendance Process. For Gr 8s, this form is due prior to the second Friday of January of the gr 8 year

Buses to GDHS

Visit the the Halton Student Transportation Services website to find out more information about busing and eligibility

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New to Halton Region

New to Halton

This website provides resources for parents and guardians who are new to Canada or whose first language is not English

Newcomer Students and Families

Students and families may need to visit the Welcome Centre in Milton prior to making an appointment to register at a Halton School. Students must register through the Welcome Centre first if any of the following apply:

  • entering the Ontario school system for the first time and whose first language is not English (or is a variety of English different from the variety used for instruction in Ontario Schools)

  • entering HDSB with an International Student Visa (or any visa including Visitor Visas)

  • entering HDSB with a work permit or a study permit - student and/or parent /guardian holds the permit

  • entering HDSB with their Permanent Residence Status application in progress

  • entering HDSB from a French language school from a French language school board

  • re-entering Ontario after an absence of a year or more (for students whose first language is not English)