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2023-24 Kindergarten Enrollment

If you have a child who will turn five years old on or before September 1, 2023, your child is eligible to enroll in kindergarten for fall 2023. Welcome to the Edina Public Schools family! We are excited to welcome your child into the Class of 2036!

Register your kindergartener for the 2023-24 school year online during the enrollment window.
Enrollment Window: Monday, Jan. 16 - Friday, Jan. 27

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A Day in Kindergarten

Important Enrollment Dates

Date Event
Tuesday, Dec. 6

Kindergarten Online Choice Program Form becomes Available

Friday, Jan. 6 @4pm Kindergarten Online Choice Program Form Deadline
Friday, Jan. 13 Choice program lottery results are emailed to families
Monday, Jan. 16

Kindergarten Online Enrollment Period Opens
(Neighborhood Schools & Choice Programs)

Friday, Jan. 27 Kindergarten Online Enrollment Period Closes
(Neighborhood Schools & Choice Programs)


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Student giving double thumbs up.
Student working outside.
Students smiling outside.
Student getting off the bus.
Student smiling.
Students shaking hands.
Student holding a snow cone.
Student coloring with markers at her desk.
Two girls hugging on the playground.
Student smiles while working with classmates.
Group of kindergarteners carry a large tree branch.

Early Childhood Screening

Early Childhood Screening is required by the state of Minnesota before your child enters kindergarten. Screening can be conducted as young as 3 years old and provides an overall check of your child’s development. Screening is free and available to students whether or not they attend ESP. For more information, click HERE.

Schedule an appointment


Before starting kindergarten, students need to submit a record showing compliance with 5 different immunizations: HepB, DTaP, Polio, MMR, and Varicella, or a legal exemption to the immunization requirements.

To learn more, click HERE. Please call your neighborhood school or email if you have any questions.

Immunization Form

For more information about fall 2023 kindergarten enrollment, view our Kindergarten FAQ page or call the Enrollment Center at (952) 848-4585.

Discover the Wonders of Kindergarten at Edina Public Schools

Sense of Community

Developing a Sense of Community

Learning Through Play

Learning Through Play

Social Emotional Learning

Fostering Social-Emotional Development

Sparking Curioisty

Sparking Curiosity

Emphasizing Whole-Child Learning

Emphasizing Whole-Child Learning

Our kindergarten program exposes our littlest Hornets to a robust kindergarten curriculum while developing a sense of communitylearning through play, fostering social-emotional development, sparking curiosity, and emphasizing whole-child learning that sets the foundation for being a life-long learner.
Kindergartener smiles at camera.