Kindergarten & Early Education Registration Dates

Kindergarten Registration starts January 16, 2017
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
Kindergarten Programs – children must be five years of age on or before December 31, 2017

Early Education Program Registration starts February 6, 2017
Early Education Programs (for 3 & 4 year olds) – typically developing children must be at least 3 years of age as of September 30, 2017.
Programming for 4 year olds is 4 half days per week. Program fees are $150.00 per month.
Programming for 3 year olds is 2 half days per week. Program fees are $ 75.00 per month.
Alberta Education does not provide funding for Early Education programs, other than for children who have identified needs. Children who experience difficulties in speech, language, hearing, vision, behaviour, and/or motor skills, that meet Alberta Education requirements, may access early intervention programming within our early education classrooms as follows:
Children identified with mild/moderate delays must be at least 4 years old by December 31, 2017.
Children identified with severe delays must be at least 3 years old by December 31, 2017.
A current assessment indicating the child’s identified area of need is necessary for program placement. Should a child meet the Alberta Education requirements, as well as the age requirements, they may access programming without monthly fees.
Children whose primary language is not English must be 4 years old by December 31, 2017 in order to access ESL (English Second Language) supports.
REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
Registration will be considered incomplete until the following documents have been received.
Birth Certificate (please bring the original document to the school so that we may make a copy)
Alberta Health Care number
Or Adoption certificate, Canadian Citizenship Certificate, Landed Immigration Certificate /Permanent Residence Status, or Student Authorization (Visa) Certificate
$40.00 (cash) non-refundable registration fee (applies to Early Education Programs only)
Space is limited in EEP so registering as soon as possible (beginning February 6, 2017) is recommended. Please advise the school if your child has an identified delay or if they have had recent assessment. If your child has an identified delay or if you are concerned about your child’s development, you may contact the Early Childhood Coordinator:
Isabelle Plomp
Lethbridge School District No. 51
433-15th Street South,
Lethbridge, AB T1J 2Z5
Ph: 403-380-5291 (office)
Email: Isabelle.plomp@lethsd.ab.ca