Pre-Kindergarten builds children's strengths and skills in a playful, language-rich environment. To attend Pre-Kindergarten, children need to meet criteria to be eligible. Learn more about placement in the Pre-Kindergarten Program for 2019-20.
Pre-Kindergarten is for children aged three and four. To be eligible, children need to meet one or more of the following criteria:
Pre-Kindergarten may be available to children for one, two or three years of programming, depending on children’s needs.
Interested in Pre-Kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year? You will need to attend a screening session with your child unless they have or are scheduled for an assessment from a healthcare provider.
If your child has a report (dated after March 1, 2019) from Alberta Health Services or another healthcare provider, or is scheduled to receive an assessment after March 1:
You do not need to attend a screening session if your child has or will have an assessment report.
Spring screening sessions for Pre-Kindergarten are now over. Please complete the screening information form or contact one of the schools below to learn more about upcoming screenings for the 2019-20 school year.
|Beacon Heights School
|John Barnett School
|Scott Robertson School
|*Tevie Miller Heritage Program
*The Tevie Miller Heritage School Program is for children with a primary diagnosis of severe language and/or speech delays. The screening and placement process for this school is different from others that offer Pre-Kindergarten. Contact the school directly for more information.
During screening sessions, a Speech Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist will use toys, books and fun activities to evaluate your child to help us figure out if your child is eligible for Pre-Kindergarten.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Children enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
For more information about Pre-Kindergarten, contact a school offering Pre-Kindergarten.