​When a Child Can Begin Kindergarten

Use our Kindergarten calculator to see when your child is eligible to attend Kindergarten. 

2020: Children can start kindergarten in the fall of 2020 if they turn 5 years old on or before Dec. 31, 2020. This change is the result of amendments to the School Act made by the provincial government in Dec. 2017 that requires a common age of entry for all Alberta school boards effective for the 2020-21 school year.

Note: If your child is born between Jan. 1 and Mar. 1 2016 they will be eligible to start kindergarten in 2021.​

Note: your child must start Grade 1 if they are six years of age or older on Sep. 1.

When to Register for Kindergarten

Registration for the 2020-21 school year will begin on Jan. 20, 2020 for traditional calendar schools such as ours.

How to Register

  1. Complete the Student Registration Form.
  2. Bring the following documents to your designated school (regular program or alternative program):
    • completed registration form
    • child’s proof of age and legal name (birth certificate or passport)
    • proof of your address (driver’s licence, municipal/federal correspondence, financial/residential documents or a utility bill)

Note: If your child is not a Canadian citizen, please call 403-777-7373 to make an appointment to register at Kingsland Centre (7430 – 5 Street SW).

More information on kindergarten can be found on our kindergarten webpage.

Once your school has registered the student, you will be able to create a MyCBE / PowerSchool account. This online account lets you register for services and pay fees.​​​​​

Kindergarten Registration at Marion Carson School

Kindergarten registration begins for all Calgary Board of Education schools on Monday, January 20, 2020. Kindergarten is an optional program but children must start school in grade one if they are six years old as of September 1. You will need to provide proof of your child’s name, date of birth, and citizenship. Only the following documents are accepted:

  • Birth Certificate 
  • Canadian Citizenship Certificate 
  • Passport 
  • Record of Landing 
  • Baptismal Certificate 
  • Court Order 

You will also need to bring two documents that confirm your address (e.g. a driver’s license & energy bill). Please note: if all documents are not provided your child is not officially registered and will lose their spot in line should we have limited space. Please note if you’re applying for the Mandarin Bilingual Program you will need to refer to the web-site for the lottery process http://www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/registration/Pages/Lottery-Information-for-Parents.aspx.

Our Kindergarten Open House is on January 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

Kindergarten – Great learning starts here Kindergarten

Before and After School for Kindergarten

We have three private organizations who provide childcare for our kindergarten students. We have provided information below for your convenience.

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Enhancement 

4 year old Pre-K (must turn 4 by April 1)
Kindergarten Enhancement 
Kindergarten / Grade 1 Out of School Care

Our programs operate in a classroom on the upper level of the school. We have space available.  For more information please visit our website Pre-Kindergarten.   If you are interested in registering, please contact the program Registrar.
Registrar: Melanie (403) 605-2988  /  Register@PreKindergartenEd.com


Registrar403-605-2988
Register@PreKindergartenEd.com
Business Office403-992-2404
Director@PreKindergartenEd.com
Websitewww.Pre-KindergartenEd.com

Seeds of Spice

This organization provides Before and After Care for Grades 1-6, housed within our school.

Please contact them at 403-837-4875 / 403-702-0307.

Play Play Play

This organization operates outside of Marion Carson School. Transportation is provided the short distance to its facility.  Please contact them at 403-457-2033 or view their website at playplayplay-calgary.com.

Kindergarten

Kindergarten Registration at Marion Carson School

Kindergarten registration begins for all Calgary Board of Education schools on Monday, January 20, 2020. Kindergarten is an optional program but children must start school in grade one if they are six years old as of September 1. You will need to provide proof of your child’s name, date of birth, and citizenship. Only the following documents are accepted:

  • Birth Certificate 
  • Canadian Citizenship Certificate 
  • Passport 
  • Record of Landing 
  • Baptismal Certificate 
  • Court Order 

You will also need to bring two documents that confirm your address (e.g. a driver’s license & energy bill). Please note: if all documents are not provided your child is not officially registered and will lose their spot in line should we have limited space. Please note if you’re applying for the Mandarin Bilingual Program you will need to refer to the web-site for the lottery process http://www.cbe.ab.ca/registration/registration/Pages/Lottery-Information-for-Parents.aspx.

Our Kindergarten Open House is on January 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

Kindergarten – Great learning starts here Kindergarten

Before and After School for Kindergarten

We have three private organizations who provide childcare for our kindergarten students. We have provided information below for your convenience.

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Enhancement 

4 year old Pre-K (must turn 4 by April 1)
Kindergarten Enhancement 
Kindergarten / Grade 1 Out of School Care

Our programs operate in a classroom on the upper level of the school. We have space available.  For more information please visit our website Pre-Kindergarten.   If you are interested in registering, please contact the program Registrar.
Registrar: Melanie (403) 605-2988  /  Register@PreKindergartenEd.com


Registrar403-605-2988
Register@PreKindergartenEd.com
Business Office403-992-2404
Director@PreKindergartenEd.com
Websitewww.Pre-KindergartenEd.com

Seeds of Spice

This organization provides Before and After Care for Grades 1-6, housed within our school.

Please contact them at 403-837-4875 / 403-702-0307.

Play Play Play

This organization operates outside of Marion Carson School. Transportation is provided the short distance to its facility.  Please contact them at 403-457-2033 or view their website at playplayplay-calgary.com.

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