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.
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 2017.Montessori Program Information
* 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, District Education Centre,
14033 – 92nd Avenue (No children please.)
Intensive Fine Arts Program Information
* 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 - White Rock Elem. 1273 Fir Street
* 3 p.m & 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 - David Brankin Elem. 9160-128 Street
Early French Immersion Program Information
* 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5- Cougar Creek Elem. 12236-70A Avenue
* 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan.10 - Laronde Elem. 1880 Laronde Drive
* 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12 - Riverdale Elem. 14835-108A Avenue
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 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.
The Kindergarten Choice Lottery for 2017 will open on January 30th and close on February 20th.
Read parent frequently asked questions about the application process.