Admission criteria

Your child must be 5 years of age by December 31st of its kindergarten school year to be registered.

Francophone schools welcome students who are eligible for French-language education in accordance with Section 23 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the Alberta School Act and district policies.

A student is eligible to receive instruction in French if he or she meets at least one of the following conditions:

  1. French is the first language learned and still understood by one or the other parent
  2. At least one parent has received her/his elementary education in French in Canada*
  3. A brother/or sister has received or is receiving primary or secondary education in French first language in Canada*

* This is instruction in schools where French is taught as a first language, not as a second language (as taught in French immersion schools).

How to register

  1. Print and fill the registration form or fill it on your computer and print it;
  2. Make sure you sign the form on page 7;
  3. Drop the form at the school reception with all relative documents. During summer holidays, form may be delivered to the board office.

Registration forms 2019-2020

Registration forms 2020-2021

*In the spirit of Section 23, other categories of parents may be allowed to enrol their children in a francophone school while respecting the mission of francophone education. The final decision is made at the school board level.

Francophone schools offer full-time kindergarten and free transportation. Kindergarten students must be 5 years of age by March 1st of their kindergarten school year.