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Kindergarten Lottery

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Kindergarten Lottery 2022

The online application opens

Monday, January 24, 2022

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Parents have a 3-week window of opportunity to apply from 8:00 am on January 24 to February 11, 2022 (at midnight)


Click the links below for information:

 2022 Programs of Choice Lottery.pdf

2022 Programs of Choice Newspaper Ad.pdf


Virtual Program Information Meetings and Important Application Information


All information sessions are program based and are open to all interested parents regardless of which school you would choose. Please scroll down to view the opening and closing dates for our Kindergarten Lottery and other district programs. The application links will be loaded on the opening date at 8:00 am.

East Kensington Outdoor Learning (EKOLogy) Program Information Meeting

Online Application Opens: January 24, 2022 @ 8:00 am
Online Application Closes: February 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Entry into Kindergarten for the EKOLogy Program is through a lottery.

Click here to apply to EKOLogy

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Early French Immersion Program Information Meeting

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 7:00 pm 
Click HERE to view the recorded session

Online Application Opens: January 24, 2022 @ 8:00 am
Online Application Closes: February 11, 2022 @ midnight

New for the 2022-2023 School Year Only
Pacific Heights Elementary - Early French Immersion Lottery for Grade 1
Online Application Opens: January 17, 2022 @ 8:00 am
Online Application Closes: February 4, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Grade 1 lottery now open, click here to apply

Pacific Heights Elementary - Early French Immersion Lottery for Grade 2
Online Application Opens: January 17, 2022 @ 8:00 am
Online Application Closes: February 4, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
Grade 2 lottery now open, click here to apply

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Intensive Fine Arts Program Information Meeting

Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm 
Click HERE to view the recorded session

Online Application Opens: January 24, 2022 @ 8:00 am
Online Application Closes: February 11, 2022 @ midnight

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Montessori Program Information Meeting

Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 6:30 pm 

Click HERE to view the recorded session

Online Application Opens: January 24, 2022 @ 8:00 am
Online Application Closes: February 11, 2022 @ midnight

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Traditional Program Information Meeting

Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 6:30 pm 
Click HERE to view the recorded session

Online Application Opens: January 24, 2022 @ 8:00 am
Online Application Closes: February 11, 2022 @ midnight


The Kindergarten online Lottery allows parents and guardians to register children entering kindergarten in four district-wide programs:

2022 Kindergarten Lottery - Dates


January 10th - Register for catchment/local school

January 24th - Online application opens for Kindergarten lottery

February 9th - Last day to register for catchment school in order to apply for Kindergarten lottery

February 11th - Online Kindergarten lottery application closes

February 22nd to March 11th - Lottery random draw for takes place. Lottery results will be emailed to applicants to accept or decline and/or with waitlist placements.



 Kindergarten Lottery

Important Details

The Kindergarten Choice Program online application process for September 2022 is NOW CLOSED. To add your child to a Choice Program school waitlist please contact the Choice Program school that you are most interested in having your child attend.

Choice Programs:

Intensive Fine Arts
Montessori
Traditional
Early French Immersion

 FAQs about the Kindergarten Lottery

Read parent frequently asked questions about the application process.