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Schools Offering Pre-Primary

Schools

Children living within the following school catchment areas will be eligible to register for Pre-Primary for the 2019-2020 school year:

*New program starting in the fall of 2019

  • Admiral Westphal Elementary
  • Alderney Elementary School*
  • Atlantic Memorial-Terence Bay School (Pre-Primary Program will be offered at Atlantic Memorial site)
  • Atlantic View Elementary School*
  • Bell Park Academic Centre*
  • Bicentennial School
  • Brookhouse Elementary
  • Burton Ettinger Elementary School* (Pre-Primary Program will be offered at a location off-site TBD)
  • Caldwell Road Elementary School*
  • Caudle Park Elementary School*
  • Cavalier Drive School*
  • Central Spryfield Elementary
  • Chebucto Heights Elementary
  • Colby Village Elementary
  • Duc d’Anville Elementary School* (Pre-Primary Program will be offered at a location off-site TBD)
  • Duncan MacMillan High
  • Dutch Settlement Elementary (Offered at Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre)
  • East St. Margaret’s Elementary
  • Elizabeth Sutherland*
  • Fairview Heights Elementary
  • George Bissett Elementary
  • Grosvenor-Wentworth Park Elementary
  • Harbour View Elementary
  • Harrietsfield Elementary School*
  • Hawthorn Elementary School*
  • Hillside Park Elementary
  • Humber Park Elementary School
  • Inglis Street Elementary School
  • John MacNeil Elementary School* (Pre-Primary Program will be offered at John Martin Jr. High)
  • Joseph Howe Elementary
  • LeMarchant-St. Thomas Elementary School* (Pre-Primary Program will be offered at Sir Charles Tupper)
  • Millwood Elementary School*
  • Mount Edward Elementary School*
  • Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre
  • Nelson Whynder Elementary
  • O’Connell Drive Elementary School*
  • Oldfield Consolidated School*
  • Oyster Pond Academy
  • Robert K. Turner Elementary School*
  • Rockingham Elementary School*
  • Rockingstone Heights School
  • Ross Road School
  • Saint Mary’s Elementary School* (Pre-Primary Program will be offered at Inglis Street School)
  • Sambro Elementary School
  • Sir Charles Tupper Elementary School
  • South Woodside Elementary
  • Springvale Elementary School
  • St. Catherine’s Elementary School*
  • St. Joseph’s – A. McKay Elementary
  • St. Stephen’s Elementary
  • Sunnyside Elementary School*
  • Sycamore Lane Elementary
  • Tallahassee Community School*
  • Upper Musquodoboit Consolidated School (Offered at Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre)
  • William King Elementary School

Registration

Registration for all Pre-Primary Programs is now open.

To be eligible, a child must have reached their fourth birthday on or before December 31, 2019 and live within the catchment area of the school offering the program.

Registration Form (Word) (PDF)

Registration takes place at each school with the following exceptions:

  • For children living in the Dutch Settlement catchment, registration will take place at Musquodoboit Valley Edication Centre
     
  • For children living in the LeMarchant-St. Thomas catchment, registration will take place at Sir Charles Tupper Elementary
     
  • For children living in the Saint Mary’s catchment, registration will take place at Inglis Street Elementary
     
  • For children living in the Upper Musquodoboit catchment, registration will take place at Musquodoboit Valley Edication Centre

Parents/guardians must present the child's proof of age, legal name (as listed on birth certificate, passport, immigration papers, legal name change certificate or adoption documents), proof of residency (such as a current utility bill), Nova Scotia Health Card (MSI) number and expiry date at the time of registration.

For more information:

Loreto Pillado
902-464-2000 ext. 4370
lpillado@hrce.ca


Out-of-Catchment Registrations

2019-2020 School Year

For 2019-2020 school year, a process to accept students who live outside of a school catchment offering Pre-Primary has been established.

The process will open on October 7, 2019 and will continue until no more spaces are available.

For more information, click here .

2018-2019 School Year

To increase access to the Pre-Primary Program, registration will now open to children outside of the catchment area in schools where programs are not at full capacity.

It’s important to note that there are a limited number of spaces available. Programs with availability are as follows (updated March 28, 2019):

Pre-Primary Site Space Availability
Duncan MacMillan High  6
East St. Margaret's Elementary 8
Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre 8
Sambro Elementary 9
William King Elementary 2

Registration is now open at the schools listed above.

Please note:

The out-of-catchment process launched on October 9, 2018 and will continue until no more spaces are available.

The out-of-catchment process is for the Pre-Primary year only. To register for Primary, parents/guardians must return to their neighbourhood school.

Children must not currently have access to Pre-Primary in their catchment school.

Children must not have already attended a Pre-Primary Program.

Applications are on a first-come, first-served basis until there are no more spaces available.

Parents/guardians must present the child's proof of age, legal name (as listed on birth certificate, passport, immigration papers, legal name change certificate or adoption documents), proof of residency (such as a current utility bill), Nova Scotia Health Card (MSI) number and expiry date at the time of registration.

To be eligible, a child must have reached his/her fourth birthday on or before December 31, 2018.