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Kindergarten Choice Lottery
Kindergarten Choice Lottery


Information about the Kindergarten Choice Lottery for September 2018 is coming soon!


Kindergarten Choice Lottery



The On-Line application for Lottery 2017 will open on January 30th, 2017.  Parents will have a 3-week window of opportunity to apply from January 30 to February 20th, 2017 (at midnight).

Click below for the one-page information document.



K Choice Lottery Info Sheet 2017.pdf
Jan. 2017 Open Houses

            Kindergarten Choice


                   Intensive Fine Arts

                     Early French


Open House - Information Meeting for Parents/Guardians

ALL 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 2017.

Montessori Program Information

* 6:30 - 7:30 pm Wednesday, Jan. 10, District Education Centre,

  14033 – 92nd Avenue, Surrey (No children please.)


Intensive Fine Arts Program Information

* 6:00 - 7:00 pm  Tuesday, Jan. 16 - White Rock Elementary - 1273 Fir Street, Surrey

* 5:00 - 6:00 pm  Tuesday, Jan. 16 - David Brankin Elementary - 9160-128 Street, Surrey  


Early French Immersion Program Information

* 7:00  p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 - Peace Arch Elementary,15877 Roper Avenue, Surrey

* 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11 - Simon Cunningham Elementary, 9380 - 140th Street, Surrey


Traditional Program Information

* 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 - District Education Centre,

  14033 – 92nd Avenue, Surrey (No children please.)

The Kindergarten Choice Lottery allows parents and guardians to register children entering kindergarten in four District-wide programs.

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.​

Kindergarten Choice Lottery 2017 Dates

​January 16th - Register at local school/catchment school

January 30th - Online applications open for lottery

February 15th - Deadline to register at catchment school in order to apply online for Choice Program

February 20th - Online applications close

February 27th - Random draw for lottery takes place

February 27th - March 10 - Lottery results sent to applicants for accept and decline or with waitlist placements via email.


 Kindergarten Choice Lottery

The Kindergarten Choice Lottery for 2017 will open on January 30th and close on February 20th.

 FAQs about the District Programs of Choice

Read parent frequently asked questions about the application process.

Session info
Time: 12/17/2017 9:11:27 PM
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