Kindergarten is an exciting place for your child to grow and learn. Our faith-based programs welcome children of all abilities and nurture the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual needs of your child.

Please review the programs offered, including our regular (half-day), full-day, and progressive options. Check with your school of choice to find out which programs are offered for this school year.

Be sure to use the Kindergarten Calculator below to determine age eligibility.

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Age eligibility

To attend Kindergarten, your child must turn 5-years-old on, or before, December 31 of the school year in which your child enrolls.

Use the Kindergarten Calculator below to find out when your child can enter Kindergarten.

Kindergarten Calculator

Our Learning Through Play video provides some insights into our programming. 

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Kindergarten Open Houses

Kindergarten Open House Information

Our Elementary schools host Kindergarten Open Houses in January and February. Watch our website and Twitter for upcoming Open House dates. 

You are welcome to contact your school of choice to arrange for a school tour to see our safe and caring classrooms.

Our Catholic schools welcome all. 


Explore our Kindergarten programs

"Your children will feel accepted and supported and will thrive socially in a caring atmosphere."

"Your children will feel accepted and supported and will thrive socially in a caring atmosphere."


The word 'Kindergarten' comes from a German word that means "children's garden."

Kindergarten is a place for your child to grow and learn. We provide a learning environment that focuses on play and inquiry to support your child's development as a confident learner going into grade 1. We work with our families to ensure this important first step toward a Catholic education will be a wonderful experience.

We recognize that you appreciate choice in the type of programs that best suit your family. Our division provides a range of programs that may include some, or all, of the following options:

  • English and French Immersion programming
  • Regular Kindergarten (half-day) - morning or afternoon classes
  • *Full-day Kindergarten - children attend school full-days
  • *Progressive Program - children attend half-days until the spring and then transition to full-days

*Registration fees for these programs apply. Please inquire at your school for availability.

To learn more about our programs, please contact your school below:


St. Albert


Albert Lacombe School
50 Gainsborough Avenue
English Instruction
(780) 459-4478

Vital Grandin Catholic School
39 Sunset Boulevard
English Instruction
(780) 459-7734
Bertha Kennedy Catholic School
175 Larose Drive
English Instruction
(780) 458-6101
École Father Jan
(French Immersion)
15 Mission Avenue
French Instruction
(780) 458-3300
J. J. Nearing Catholic Elementary School
196 Deer Ridge Drive
English Instruction
(780) 418-6330
École Marie Poburan
(French Immersion)
100 Sir Winston Churchill Avenue
French Instruction
(780) 458-1112
Neil M. Ross Catholic School
60 Woodlands Road
English Instruction
(780) 459-1244

Sister Alphonse Academy 
1 Joyal Way
English Instruction

Morinville Legal
École Notre Dame School
9717 Morinville Drive
English/French Instruction
(780) 939-4020
Legal School
5122 - 46 St.
English Instruction
(780) 961-3791
St. Kateri Tekakwitha Academy
980 Westwinds Drive
English Instruction
(780) 459-7711


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