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New Student Registration


If your child is new to Edmonton Public Schools, you'll need to complete a Student Registration‌ form. ‌Schools start accepting registration forms for the next school year on February 2, 2016

You can register at any of our schools throughout the year, but applying after April 15 may limit your options to schools with available space. Learn more about registration dates and deadlines.

Choosing a School

Students are guaranteed entry to their designated school if registered (new students) or pre-enrolled (current students) no later than April 15. Use the Find a School tool to find your designated school.

A student may also attend any other school in the District, as long as:

  • the school has available space
  • the student meets any entrance criteria of that school

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.

Registration Form

To register with the District for the first time, a parent/guardian or independent student (over the age of 16 and living independently) will need to complete a Student Registration form. Schools start accepting registration for new students for the 2016-2017 school year on February 2, 2016. If you would like to register at one of the three new schools opening in September 2016, you can submit a registration form at any school across the District. Learn more about registering at Dr. Margaret-Ann Armour, Nellie Carlson or Roberta MacAdams

Step 1: Review and complete the Student Registration form

Review, complete and print the Student Registration form. Sign the printed form.

Step 2: Submit the completed form

Bring the following to your preferred school:

  • a completed, signed Student Registration form
  • confirmation of address for the student's parent/guardian (see below)
  • legal proof of the student’s name, citizenship and birth date (see below)

Examples of accepted documentation: 


Legal Proof of a Student's Name


Confirmation of Address

  • Canadian provincial birth certificate
  • Canadian citizenship document
  • passport
  • student visa


In some cases, immigration documents (e.g. landed immigrant documentation or a Permanent Residence Card) may also be required. Visit 
Citizenship and Immigration Canada for more information.

  • driver's license
  • utility bill
  • lease agreement
  • property tax bill


In some cases you may be asked to provide more than one of the above. 

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