Kindergarten Registration for the 2023/2024 School Year is Now Open
Calling all three-year olds!
Future students and families are invited to learn about Kindergarten through a
Kindergarten Virtual Experience
To register to begin school in Fall 2023...
Year 1 kindergarten children must be four years old by Dec. 31, 2023
Year 2 kindergarten children must be five years old by Dec. 31, 2023
Please note: If your child is currently attending Year 1 Kindergarten in the HDSB, you do not need to register for Year 2 Kindergarten.
Register for Kindergarten at the Halton District School Board
Identify your child's home school. Refer to information at “Find My Local School”. If you need assistance determining your home school, please contact email@example.com.
Find My Local School
Student Registration Form. To fill out the form electronically, please download and save the PDF first. A scanned version completed by hand is also acceptable. Registration forms must be completed by the Parent/Guardian, or student if 18 years of age or older. Once the
Student Registration Form is complete, please contact the school to complete the registration process. Please refer to the
HDSB School Registration Contact Information.
Student Registration Form
Mandatory Documents to Complete Registration.
Once the Student Registration Form is received by the school contact, the school will acknowledge receipt of the Student Registration Form and share the process for providing the mandatory documents to enter your child(ren) in the system.
Proof of child’s age: birth certificate or passport or baptismal/faith record for your child
Proof of address (any two of the following documents): lease or deed, car registration, utility bill, residential telephone bill, moving bill, property tax bill, bank statement, credit card statement, correspondence with a government agency.
Important Note: A driver’s license will not be accepted as documentation for “proof of address”.
Proof of child’s citizenship: birth certificate or passport, Record of Landing (IMM 1000)or Permanent Resident Card
Proof of custody: if you are not the parent and your child is under 18 you must provide proof of custody (court order)
The following form should also be completed for students entering Kindergarten for the first time. The school will provide further information for submitting these forms when acknowledging receipt of the completed Student Registration Form.
Kindergarten Information Sessions with the Welcome Centre
Do you have a child starting kindergarten at an HDSB school in September 2023?The HDSB Welcome Centre is offering Virtual Kindergarten Information Sessions this February for parents/guardians who are new to Halton and existing HDSB families who have a child entering Kindergarten for the first time.
Come join us for a virtual session and learn more about:
- Full-day Kindergarten Program
- Preparing for School Routines
- Available Settlement Support
- Question and Answer Portion
Registration closes on Friday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. The sessions will be offered in Arabic, Mandarin, Hindi/Urdu and English.
Welcome Centre registers Kindergarten students where:
- The parent has a Work Permit AND is registering their first child in the family with HDSB
- The parent/child has a Study Permit/Visa
- The parent is a Permanent Resident applicant on visitor status
Registration is supported by staff from the HDSB Welcome Centre. During the closure the following process applies.
Families are asked to complete the
Kindergarten Intake Google Form or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Prepare for your child’s entry into Kindergarten in September by:
First Day of School
Kindergarten students start school on the first day of school.
Contact the school Principal/Vice-principal if you require accessibility accommodations in order to register your child for school.
The following message has been translated into the following languages
If you require language assistance to register your child for school, please contact the
HDSB Welcome Centre based on the location of your child's school.
Contact the HDSB Welcome Centre
Parent Resources for Starting School
For additional information, contact:
Halton District School Board
Toll free: 1-877-618-3456
Burlington schools - ext. 4458
Halton Hills schools – ext. 3389
Oakville schools – ext. 3307
Milton schools – ext. 3324
Halton Resources: Getting Ready for Kindergarten
The following resources and programs may be of interest to you in getting your child ready for school.
Halton Community Resources