This Div is a JS Trigger


English Arabic French
English Arabic French


2020-2021 School Year Updated June 12, 2020


General registration will be open for new families starting on Monday, June 15 following a staggered approach by unit of schools. See below for the list of dates by unit.

Families new to EXCEL can register their child(ren) by accessing the EZChildTrack Parent Portal. The “New Parents Open Account” icon which provides access to the Parent Portal will be available on June 15, 2020 at 8 am.

The registration process must be completed on a device larger than a cell phone. Applications are processed based on the date and time they are received.

Unit #1 - June 15th (8 am) to June 16th (7:59 am)

EXCEL Unit #1 Schools

Astral Drive George Bissett Portland Estates
Bel Ayr Hawthorn RK Turner
Bicentennial Joseph Giles Ross Road
Brookhouse Mount Edward Seaside
Caldwell Road Ocean View Shannon Park
Colby Village O'Connell Drive Sunnyside (Eaglewood)
Crichton Park Oyster Pond Sunnyside (Fort Sackville)
Dartmouth South Porters Lake  

NS BAP Unit #1 Schools: Brookhouse (Pre-Primary students only)

Unit #2 - June 16th (8 am) to June 17th (7:59 am)

EXCEL Unit #2 Schools

Beechville-Lakeside Timberlea Jr. Le Marchant-St. Thomas St. Joseph's - Alexander McKay
Beechville-Lakeside Timberlea Sr. Oxford St. Margaret's Bay
Burton Ettinger Saint Mary's St. Stephen's
Elizabeth Sutherland Sambro Tantallon Jr.
Hammonds Plains Shatford Tantallon Sr
JWM-FT (J.W. MacLeod) Sir Charles Tupper Westmount
JWM-FT (Fleming Tower) Springvale William King

NS BAP Unit #2 Schools: Springvale (Pre-Primary Students only)

Unit #3 - June 17th (8 am) to June 18th (7:59 am)

EXCEL Unit #3 Schools

Ash Lee Jefferson Dutch Settlement Park West
Basinview Drive Grosvenor-Wentworth Rockingham
Beaver Bank Kinsac Harry R Hamilton Sackville Heights
Beaver Bank Monarch Hillside Park Smokey Drive
Bedford South Holland Road Sycamore Lane
Caudle Park Millwood Waverley Memorial
Cavalier Drive Oldfield  

NS BAP Unit #3 Schools: Cavalier Drive (Pre-Primary Students only)

All Units - June 18th (8 am) onward

For more information regarding the EXCEL and NS-BAP registration process for the 2020-2021 school year, click here .

PLEASE NOTE: Families will receive an automated email once they have successfully completed the registration process. This is not confirmation of enrollment in EXCEL/NS BAP Programs for 2020-2021. Enrolment is not confirmed until such time that an Enrollment Approval email is received through EZChildTrack.


Program fees for 2020-21 will remain the same as 2019-2020. As in previous years, families may only submit an EXCEL application for the school in which their child(ren) is registered for 2020-21.

2020-21 EXCEL Fee Scheduleclick here

EXCEL Online Application Guide - click here

Questions - We're here to help

We are here to help, so if you have any questions about EXCEL - the registration process, your account, or about the program in general - please do not hesitate to contact one of the EXCEL Registrars as below:

Even though we are working remotely, the EXCEL Office receives all telephone messages by email.  Please leave a message and someone will return your call as quickly as possible.

Thank you for choosing EXCEL!

Nova Scotia Before and After School Program

Please be advised that EXCEL will be once again partnering with the Departments of Education and Early Childhood Development and Communities, Culture and Heritage to offer the NS Before and After School Program at three sites for the 2020-21 school year.

The program will be available for families with children enrolled in the Pre-Primary Program at the following schools:

  • Brookhouse Elementary
  • Cavalier Drive Elementary
  • Springvale Elementary

Early and General registration for NS-BAP will take place at the same times as EXCEL registration.

The link to our online registration system can be found here .

2020-21 NS-BAP Fee Scheduleclick here

NS-BAP Online Application Guide - click here

Please note: Families with an annual household income up to $70,000 may be eligible for the Child Care Subsidy Program and are encouraged to contact Subsidy Program at 1-844-804-2084 or .

2020-21 NS-BAP Parent Handbook