Kindergarten Registration

You will need your child's birth certificate in order to register.

Kindergarten and Grade 1 Age Requirements

A child entering Kindergarten must be 5 years old by the last day of February of the school year in which he or she begins Kindergarten.

For example, a child registering for Kindergarten in September 2017 needs to be 5 years old by February 28, 2018.

A child entering Grade 1 must be 6 years old by the last day of February of the school year in which he or she begins Grade 1.

For example, a child registering for Grade 1 in September 2017 needs to be 6 years old by February 28, 2018.

Good to know

  • Registration requirements for Kindergarten are the same as Grades 1 thru 12.
  • French Immersion Kindergarten programs are offered at École Meridian Heights School in Stony Plain and École Broxton Park School in Spruce Grove.
  • Kindergarten programs are offered on Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday with alternating Fridays. Please contact your designated school to find more information.

Registration Requirements

Please complete the applicable forms and submit them to your designated school or bring them with you to your Open House.

*For best results, download and complete this form in Adobe Reader. You can also print the form and complete it by hand.

In addition to the above forms, the following documents are needed to prove guardianship, education, residency, age, date of birth, and citizenship.

  • Court documents confirming legal guardianship 
  • Most recent report card or other proof of previous education
  • Utility bill or other document that includes the municipal address of the student's residence
  • Proof of Legal Name, Date of Birth and Citizenship 

Documents Accepted to Prove Name, Age and Citizenship

Canadian Citizens

  • Canadian birth certificate
  • Permanent resident card

Non-Canadian Citizens

  • Valid temporary resident papers for student and parents
  • Valid immigration papers for student and parents (study and work permits or visitor records accepted)

Nature-Based Kindergarten Pilot Program

Parkland School Division (PSD) Early Childhood Services and the Wellness Initiative have developed a partnership with the YWCA YoWoChAs Outdoor Education Centre to create an optional Kindergarten program pilot that will get children active and in touch with nature while essentially extending a child's kindergarten experience from half-time to full-time in the process.  For more information, visit the Nature-Based Kindergarten page.

Upcoming 2017 Transition Events

Tuesday, February 21st - (6-7pm) French Immersion Kindergarten Open House for École Broxton Park School in Spruce Grove and École Meridian Heights in Stony Plain. 

Monday, March 20th - (6-7pm) Kindergarten Open House for all Spruce Grove and area schools.  This excludes École Broxton Park School and Graminia School but does include Parkland Village School.

Wednesday, April 12th - (6-7pm) Kindergarten Open House for Graminia School.

Wednesday, April 12th - (6-7pm) Kindergarten Open House for Muir Lake School.

Wednesday, April 19th - (Time TBD) Stony Plain schools Kindergarten Open Houses. 

Parents with questions are encouraged to call their current Principal.  Please ask your questions and let us provide accurate information and assistance.   We anticipate an exciting and smooth start up in the fall!

For more information contact:
Learning Services 
Phone: 780-963-8458
Email: LearningServices@psd70.ab.ca

  • Court documents confirming legal guardianship 
  • Most recent report card or other proof of previous education
  • Utility bill or other document that includes the municipal address of the student's residence
  • Proof of Legal Name, Date of Birth and Citizenship