If your child is new to Edmonton Public Schools, you'll need to register online. Schools start accepting new student registrations for the next school year on February 2, 2021. Applying after April 15, 2021 may limit your options to schools with available space. Learn more about registration dates and deadlines.
To register your child for Kindergarten in the 2021-2022 school year, your child must be 5 by December 31, 2021 (Birth year 2016)
Children who are five years old on or before December 31, 2020 may register in Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year. The Alberta government changed the entry age for students registering in Kindergarten, beginning in the 2020-21 school year.
Students can attend their designated school if they register (new students) or pre-enrol (current students) no later than April 15, 2021. However, if their designated school uses a lottery process, some students may not be able to attend that school.
Use the Find a School tool to find your designated school.
A student may also attend any other school in the Division, as long as:
If the number of students who want to attend a school or program exceeds the available space, applicants from outside the school’s designated attendance area will be chosen by random selection.
You will need to provide your preferred school with documents confirming:
Before you register, it’s important to have your documents ready. You will need to upload the documents to complete and submit your registration.
If you are using a computer, have a scanned image of each document saved on your computer.
If you are using a mobile device, you can take photos of your required documents as you fill out the form.
To submit your digital student registration form online, you will need to:
There is no option to save your progress. Once you start, we recommend finishing the form.
Need help using the digital student registration form? Submit a request to get help or call (780) 429-8232.
Kindergarten programming supports students in building important skills and behaviours in an inclusive, play-based environment.
Children who are 5 years old on or before December 31, 2020 may register in Kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year. Learn more about registering for Kindergarten, or contact your designated school.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Kindergarten will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Some yellow busing options are available. For more information, contact your the school.
The start of the school year can bring mixed emotions, from excitement to uneasiness. This is especially true for Kindergarten children, many of whom are going to school for the first time.