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How to Apply Online

THE ONLINE lottery APPLICATION for the 2024 school year IS NOW closed.

Parents will have a 3-week window of opportunity to apply, from 9:00 am on January 29 to 4:00 pm on February 16, 2024. See instructions below.

The kindergarten online lottery allows parents and guardians to register children entering kindergarten in five district-wide programs: 

Please note: Kindergarten at the Montessori Program at Latimer Road will not be available in September 2024. Please choose Mountainview or Douglas.

How to Apply 

  1. Beginning Monday, January 15, 2024 parents will register their child/children online for their local catchment school prior to applying for a seat in the Kindergarten lottery.
  2. Online applications for the Kindergarten Lottery open Monday, January 29, 2024 @ 9:00 am. 
  3. Parents apply by entering their details, their child's details (one application per child), and their preferred program/school choices (up to a maximum of three - listed in order of preference). Submit your application by the deadline of February 16, 2024 @ 4:00 pm.
  4. Once the online application period has closed, a random lottery draw will take place on March 1, 2024.
  5. Applicants will receive an email communication between the weeks of March 1 to March 10, 2024, indicating whether or not the lottery was successful for their child/children.
  6. Successful applicants will be allocated a place in a Kindergarten Lottery Programs school, and their registration package will be forwarded to the school. All other applicants will be placed on a waitlist. 
  7. Program seats are filled until all available places have been allocated. Waitlisted applicants may remain on the waitlist until a place becomes available. If a student drops out of a program before or during the program, the next applicant on the waitlist will be contacted. 
  8. Make sure to check our Application Checklist and read our frequently asked questions for parents before applying.
  9. Apply now

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