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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!

In late November and early December, our five elementary schools and three districtwide choice programs will host Information Nights. These are a great chance for parents to tour the building, meet the principal, learn about the school, and get questions answered. Please attend any of the schools' information nights that interest you. View dates and times below.

A Day in Kindergarten

Important Enrollment Dates

Date Event
Nov. 29 - Dec. 8

Kindergarten Information Nights

Dec. 6 Kindergarten Online Choice Program Form becomes Available
Jan. 6 @4pm Kindergarten Online Choice Program Form Deadline
Jan. 13 Families of Choice Programs are informed of acceptance
Jan. 16

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

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


Student smiling with with sunglasses on.
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.

Information Nights

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.

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

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

Kindergartener smiles at camera.