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The On-Line application for Lottery 2018 will open on January 29th, 2018.  Parents will have a 3-week window of opportunity to apply from January 29th to February 19th, 2018 (at midnight)

 Instructions are below.


How to Apply

  1. Parents will register their child/children at their local catchment school prior to applying for a Choice Program seat.
  2. Online applications open Monday January 29th, 2018 @ 8:00 am - parents apply by entering their details, their child's details (one application per child), choose their preferred top three program/school choices and submit their application by the deadline of February 19th, 2018 @ midnight
  3. Once the online applications have closed, a random lottery draw takes place on February 26th, 2018.
  4. An e-mail communication to all applicants - whether or not the result of the lottery is successful for their child - is sent out the week of February 26th to March 16th, 2018. Successful applicants will be placed at a Choice Programs school. All other applicants are placed on a waitlist.
  5. Program seats are filled until all available places have been allocated. Applicants that have been waitlisted may remain on the waitlist until if/when they are offered a place.
  6. If a student drops out of a program either before it has started or during the program, the applicant who is next on the waitlist for that place is contacted.
  7. Make sure you have everything you need before applying by consulting our online application checklist. You can also read parent's frequently asked questions.
  8. Apply now.

Kindergarten Choice Lottery 2018 Dates​

​January 15th - Register at local school/catchment school

January 29th - Online applications open for lottery

February 14th - Deadline to register at catchment school in order to apply online for Choice Program

February 19th - Online applications close

February 26th - Random draw for lottery takes place

February 26th - March 16th - Lottery results sent to applicants for accept and decline or with waitlist placements via email




 Kindergarten Choice Lottery

Important Details

The Kindergarten Choice Program online application process for September 2018 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
Early French Immersion

 FAQs about the District Programs of Choice

Read parent frequently asked questions about the application process.

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