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The On-Line application for Lottery 2019 will open on January 28th, 2019. Parents will have a 3-week window of opportunity to apply from January 28 to February 18th, 2019 (at midnight)
Open House - Information Meeting for Parents/GuardiansALL Information sessions are program based and are open to all interested parents regardless of which school you would choose. In the case of multiple open houses, please choose the location/date most convenient for you, for January 2019.Montessori Program Information
* 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, District Education Centre, 14033 – 92nd Avenue, Surrey (No children please.)
Intensive Fine Arts Program Information
* 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 - White Rock Elementary, 1273 Fir Street, Surrey
* 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 - David Brankin Elementary, 9160-128 Street, Surrey
Early French Immersion Program Information
* 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 - Peace Arch Elementary, 15877 Roper Avenue, Surrey
* 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 - Riverdale Elementary, 14835 - 108A Avenue, Surrey
Traditional Program Information
* 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 - Resource Education Centre, 14123 – 92nd Avenue, Surrey (No children please.)
The Kindergarten Choice Lottery allows parents to choose up to 3 Choice programs at their preferred locations.
The lottery opens in January and remains open to parents and guardians to register their children for several weeks.
The lottery is then closed and spaces are allotted though a randomized draw.
Parents will then be notified if they have received a space in a Choice program or else placed on a waitlist.
January 14th - Register at local school/catchment school
January 28th - Online applications open for lottery
February 13th - Deadline to register at catchment school in order to apply online for Choice Program
February 18th - Online applications close
February 25th - Random draw for lottery takes place
February 25th - March 15th - Lottery results sent to applicants for accept and decline or with waitlist placements via email.
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 ArtsMontessoriTraditionalEarly French Immersion
Read parent frequently asked questions about the application process.