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Kindergarten Registration

Come Learn With Us!

Starting school is an exciting time for your child. Our schools provide a rich learning environment for all children to learn and grow.

In the Kindergarten program, your child will develop their skills and abilities through inquiry and intentional play-based learning that includes math, science and literacy. Teachers and early childhood educators plan learning experiences where children are actively engaged in learning and thinking creatively.

Learn more about Kindergarten at the TDSB.

 
 
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How to Register

Registration for all TDSB Kindergarten programs begins in February.
We look forward to welcoming you and your child! You may choose to register in person at your local school or by using our new online registration system.

Children who will be four by December 31, 2020, can start Junior Kindergarten in September 2020.

Please note:

   

 

In Person Registration
 

Step 1

Step 2

  • Contact your local school and make sure you have the following documents:
    • Proof of age (birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian Citizenship card or certificate or baptismal record)
    • Proof of address, including any two of the following current documents: lease or deed, car registration, utility bill, residential telephone bill, moving bill, property tax bill, health card, bank statement, credit card statement, or correspondence from a government agency.
    • Proof of immunization (the card that shows a list of needles your child has received):
      1.  Report online www.toronto.ca/studentvaccines.  
      2. If unable to report online, parents can provide immunization information to the school and the school will mail a copy to Toronto Public Health. Toronto Public Health accepts and translates foreign immunization records. 
      3. If requesting an exemption, call  416-392-1250.
    • Verification of date of arrival, if your child was not born in Canada. Families who are permanent residents and refugee claimants may register directly at the school. Children without immigration status are welcome in our schools and information about them or their families will not be shared with immigration authorities. To register, please visit the International Programs and Admissions Office at 5050 Yonge Street, on the main floor, for a TDSB school admission letter. 

      Additional Information

      Learn more about Admission Eligibility Requirements

      You may wish to print and complete the Student Registration Form before visiting the school. However, all required forms are also available from the school office.

      This Attestation Form must be completed for every new student at the time of registration. This form is to confirm age, address, status, custody and ESL eligibility.
Online Registration
 

   Kindergarten Registration for the 2020-2021 school year will open         on Monday, February 3, 2020.

Step 1

  • Need help? View the Online Registration System Video Tutorial for more information.
  • Once you have completed the online portion of the registration process, you will receive a confirmation e-mail, including information about next steps (e.g. when to visit the school). Please be sure to check your Inbox and Junk Mail folder to avoid missing the e-mail. 
  • You will also receive an e-mail with a link to complete a Developmental History Form for your child online. Need help? View the Developmental History Form Video Tutorial

    Please note: If there are questions within the registration that do not allow for you to provide necessary information related to your child, please bring to the attention of school staff when you visit in person. We recognize that some parents/guardians will not be able to answer the gender question. This question is included, as it is mandatory information required by the Ministry of Education. In order to proceed and complete the registration online, please make a selection and address this question with school staff when you visit in person so that we can work together to welcome your child into school in September! 

Step 2

  • The following documents are required when you visit the school to complete the registration:
    • Proof of age (birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian Citizenship card or certificate or baptismal record) 
    • Proof of address, including any two of the following current documents: lease or deed, car registration, utility bill, residential telephone bill, moving bill, property tax bill, health card, bank statement, credit card statement, or correspondence from a government agency.
    • Proof of immunization (the card that shows a list of needles your child has received):
      1.  Report online www.toronto.ca/studentvaccines.  
      2. If unable to report online, parents can provide immunization information to the school and the school will mail a copy to Toronto Public Health. Toronto Public Health accepts and translates foreign immunization records. 
      3. If requesting an exemption, call  416-392-1250.
    • Verification of date of arrival, if your child was not born in Canada. Families who are permanent residents and refugee claimants may register directly at the school. Children without immigration status are welcome in our schools and information about them or their families will not be shared with immigration authorities. To register, please visit the International Programs and Admissions Office at 5050 Yonge Street, on the main floor, for a TDSB school admission letter.

      Additional Information

      Learn more about Admission Eligibility Requirements.

       
 
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