Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten is one of the most exciting times in a child’s life. Ensuring each child makes a successful transition from home to school is a goal for parents and teachers.

Registration for Kindergarten in Foothills School Division for 2020-2021 school year is now open.  Visit this link to register online.


Kindergarten Age

The Education Act requires that children be five years of age on or before December 31, 2020 to enroll in Kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year.

Children who are four years of age on or before December 31, 2020 may register for Junior Kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year.


School Boundaries

Foothills School Division has designated boundaries for all schools.  We use boundaries to strategically ensure optimal student populations that support viable programming across the division.  Find your designated school using our interactive boundary map.  If you wish for your child to attend a school other than their designated school, please refer to Administrative Procedure 305 (School Attendance Areas) for details about the application process and applicable forms. 



Kindergarten Open House

Each elementary school in FSD will be hosting a Kindergarten Open House on Thursday January 30th, 2020 at 6:30 pm.  Check with your local school for further information.



Programs Available

Foothills School Division offers Kindergarten programming at all of its Elementary Schools.  In addition to Kindergarten, FSD is proud to offer the following programming options: 

  • Junior Kindergarten: Offered at Big Rock School, Ecole Percy Pegler School, Ecole Joe Clark School, Spitzee School, Cayley School, Blackie School
  • French Immersion: Offered at Ecole Percy Pegler School and Ecole Joe Clark School
  • Montessori: Offered at Big Rock School




Documents showing your child’s proof of age and legal name (birth certificate, passport, or court documents) and proof of your address (driver’s licence, municipal/federal correspondence, financial/residential documents, or a utility bill) are required to enroll.  Please ensure you have these documents available for registration.



Transportation Information

For information regarding Foothills School Division Bussing please refer to our Transportation Services page.  




For questions about the school you are registering with, please contact the school principal.

For general questions regarding eligibility, registration, and specialized programming please contact: Kevin Newman, Director of Student Learning (JK-6) 403-652-6513 newmank@fsd38.ab.ca