Register at Edward Murphy School

Parents who are interested in registering their child(ren) at Edward Murphy should contact us for information about eligibility and programs. Edward Murphy also registers new students throughout the school year, however, acceptance depends on classroom availability and area of residence.

How do I register?

If you are interested in registering your child(ren) at Edward Murphy Elementary school for the 2020-2021 school year, the dates to register are as follows:

  • Sibling Registration- January 27, 2020 to January 31, 2020
  • New Families- February 3, 2020 to February 7, 2020

To register your child, please make an appointment with the school secretary. You can either call
the office at 514-259-8883 or you can email the principal at We will have
appointments available during the day and/or after school.

If you already have a child registered in our school, please make an appointment during the sibling registration dates indicated above.

What should I bring with me?

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.

When you come for your appointment, please bring the following documents to ensure that you will obtain your child’s Certificate of Eligibility:

  • Your child’s birth certificate
  • The birth certificate of the parent who received their education in English
  • The Permanent Code of the parent or sibling who received their education in English (High School, College or University transcript or the Certificate of Eligibility of the parent or sibling who is currently attending, or did attend, an English school)
  • Your current address and phone numbers
  • Your child’s Medicare card number and expiration date
  • Social Insurance Number of one or both parents
  • *Please note that all the documents and information have to be brought to your registration appointment to ensure that you receive your child’s Certificate of Eligibility as soon as possible.*

It is necessary to bring all the original documents listed above. The school will then apply for the Certificate of Eligibility and you will receive it in the mail. You must return to the school with your original Certificate of Eligibility to validate your registration with the school board.

Where can I find more information?

Should you require further information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the school office at 514-259-8883 or you may call the Eligibility / Bill 101 office of the English Montreal School Board at 514-483-7200 extension 7248.

For more information on eligibility requirements for English public schools in Quebec, please visit the websites below:

We hope to welcome you next scholastic year to the Edward Murphy School family!

Open House

  • by appointment only
  • School Territory

    Each elementary school within the EMSB serves the community within it's boundaries. Children living within these boundaries and their siblings have priority over children living outside of the school boundaries when registering at the school. Students living outside of the school boundaries are not eligible for bussing.

    Click on the link below to view the school's territory map:

    International Students

    Edward Murphy welcomes students and their families to Canada from all over the world. Families living Quebec on a temporary basis (work or school visa) can be eligible to send their children to an English public school.

    For More information on the application process for international students, please click on the link for the English Montreal School Board's international student information below: