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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 will 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
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at 6:30 pm 
(live session was not recorded)

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.

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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 join the Teams meeting for White Rock Elementary

Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm
Click HERE to join the Teams meeting for David Brankin Elementary

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 - Timeline:

  • January 10th – Regular Kindergarten registration opens for your local school
  • January 24th – Online lottery application opens @ 8:00am
  • February 9th – Last day to register for catchment school in order to apply online for the Kindergarten lottery
  • February 11th – Online lottery application closes @ midnight
  • February 22nd – March 11th – Random draw takes place
During the weeks of February 22nd – March 11th an email will be sent to all applicants announcing the lottery results. The email will indicate whether your child has received a space in one of your selected choices and outline the next steps to accept or decline. Applicants not offered a space are automatically placed on a waitlist.

Choice Programs:

Intensive Fine Arts
Montessori
Traditional
Early French Immersion

 FAQs about the Kindergarten Lottery

Read parent frequently asked questions about the application process.