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Kindergarten Enrollment

Children who are five-years-old on or before September 1st are eligible to begin Kindergarten.

Students on the first day of kindergarten

Kindergarten Information Nights for the 2022-23 School Year:

Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 5:30 PM

The following neighborhood schools will hold an in-person Kindergarten Information Night on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021:

  • Concord
  • Cornelia
  • Countryside
  • Creek Valley
  • Highlands

Thursday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 PM

Normandale's French Immersion program will hold an in-person Kindergarten Information Night on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021.

Tuesday, Dec. 7

Continuous Progress

5:30 PM
Countryside Continuous Progress will hold an in-person and virtual Kindergarten Information Night on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at 5:30 PM.  Link to Virtual Meeting

6:30 PM
Highlands Continuous Progress will hold an in-person and virtual Kindergarten Information Night on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at 6:30 PM. Link to Virtual Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 PM

The Edina Elementary Virtual Pathway will hold a virtual Kindergarten Information Night on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021. Link to Virtual Meeting

Online Preference Forms Coming

Preference Forms for choice programs will be available online in mid-December, following program information nights. Preference forms are required to enroll in programs other than Neighborhood Schools and Elementary Virtual Pathway. Preference enrollment is determined through a lottery process and completion of the form does not guarantee placement in the program. Families are encouraged to attend information night events for all programs in which they are interested.

Kindergarten Preference Form(COMING SOON)

Online Kindergarten Registration

Online Kindergarten Registration is open from January 13, 2022 - January 21, 2022 for the 2022-23 school year.

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment applications are due on January 15, 2022.

Notifications will be sent out to all open enrollment applicants on February 15, 2022.


 

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Enrollment Checklist

You will be asked to upload scans or photos of the following items during the registration process:

  • Proof of Residency (Edina Residents Only)

> Wondering what qualifies as Proof of Residency? View Section 3 of the Board policy 509.

  • Immunization Records

  • Certified Birth Certificate, Passport/Visa, or official US Court/Government document indicating child's full legal name and birthdate.

Frequently Asked Questions

Countdown to Kindergarten

Registered families will receive Countdown to Kindergarten, a bi-monthly newsletter detailing helpful tips, resources, and advice from kindergarten experts at all our elementary schools that will ease your child’s transition into kindergarten.

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