Each spring, parents across the Division pre-enrol to tell us the school they’d like their child to attend next year. Pre-enrolment helps families plan and allows schools to prepare based on the number of students expected to attend in the fall.
Resident students can attend their designated school if they make their selection no later than 4 p.m. on April 15, 2021. However, if their designated school uses a lottery process, some students may not be able to attend that school.
A resident student of Edmonton Public Schools has at least one parent or legal guardian living in Edmonton who is not Roman Catholic.
Use the Find a School tool to find your designated school.
A student may also attend any other school in the Division, as long as:
If the number of students who want to attend a school or program exceeds the available space, applicants from outside the school’s designated attendance area will be chosen by random selection.
We are happy to welcome non-resident students in schools with space once resident students are enrolled. The Education Act requires us to offer available spaces to resident students first.
If a student applies to an alternative program and is unsuccessful, the student can:
Students enrolled in an alternative program with the Division can continue in that alternative program, if it is offered at the next grade level.
Sign in to SchoolZone between 9 a.m. on March 8 and 4 p.m. on April 15, 2021 to select your child’s preferred school for the 2021-22 school year.
When you sign in to your parent SchoolZone account on your computer, tablet or smartphone:
Families who know their child thrives in online learning and who wish to choose online learning for the entire 2021-22 school year will need to select Argyll Centre when registering or pre-enrolling.
Argyll Centre offers online learning for students in Kindergarten to Grade 12. When making this choice, it’s important to know students enrolled in online learning at Argyll Centre:
To learn more, read our news story announcing what to expect next year.
Course selection is not part of selecting your child's preferred school in SchoolZone. Junior high and high school students will choose their specific courses (e.g., core courses, fine arts, career and technology studies) through a separate process at their current school.
If your address has changed, please update your information with your child’s current school before pre-enrolling in SchoolZone. You may be asked to provide one or more of the following kinds of documentation to verify your address:
Talk to your child’s current school principal if you: