There’s nothing more exciting than starting another year of learning. It's a time to imagine what possibilities the new school year will bring.
Here's a list of things to consider to help you and your child feel prepared for the first day of classes.
If you haven’t registered for school yet, you can find your designated school using our Find a School tool. Students may also attend any other school in the District, as long as:
If you're new to Edmonton Public Schools, you'll need to complete a Student Registration form and review the documents you’ll need to provide. If you're going to Kindergarten, students must be four years of age on or before March 1 to register for the 2017-2018 school year.
Keep your child healthy and safe with back to school tips from Alberta Health Services, including:
Going to a different school, learning new routines and meeting new teachers can leave your child feeling excited and nervous. Learn how you can help your child:
High school students may be invited to attend an orientation day (some schools call this a registration day) where students pick up their timetable, get textbooks and smile for their student ID photo. Find your child’s senior high school.
Streets and parking lots around schools are extremely busy at the start and end of the school day. Help keep our students safe by slowing down and following traffic safety laws. Review our Traffic Safety Tip Sheet for suggestions on how to make your morning drop-off and afternoon pickup a little easier.
Once your child is registered to attend a District school, you’ll receive information about your SchoolZone account. SchoolZone is a secure website with information about your child’s attendance and progress, school news and events, and yellow bus tracking. Find out how to access your account and the information available on SchoolZone.
Support your child’s learning throughout the year by:
Learn more about how you can stay involved in your child's education.