Register Your Child For School

To register your child for school, contact the school in your zone directly I Pour inscrire votre enfant à l’école, communiquez directement avec une école se trouvant dans votre zone.

Children must turn five (5) years old by December 31st the year they enter kindergarten. You can wait one year if you think your child isn’t ready to go to kindergarten at the minimum age of entry.

Welcome to Kindergarten sessions for new students and parents are organized by schools in the spring before the next school year. Contact the school board or your child’s school directly for the Welcome to Kindergarten session dates.

How do I register my child for school?

To register your child for school, contact your school directly.

To find out what school zone you live in, contact your nearest Public Schools Branch office or La Commission scolaire de langue française.

If your child is going to a new school, talk about any fears or concerns that your child might have. Call the school and ask for a tour.  Help your child find their way around the school and the location of their classroom and washrooms.  If possible, meet the teacher and principal.

The school calendar lists the first day of school, holidays, professional learning days and more.

New to Prince Edward Island?

Children and youth who are born outside of Canada or who speak a language other than English or French at home are eligible for English as an Additional Language (EAL) and French as an Additional Language (FAL) services. All children who meet this criteria must register with the EAL/FAL Reception Centre before contacting a school directly to register.

EAL/FAL Reception Centre

3 Brighton Rd
Charlottetown  C1A 8T6
Phone: (902) 620-3735

Who can I contact for more information?

Public Schools Branch
Toll-free: 1-800-280-7965

Stratford Office
234 Shakespeare Drive

Stratford, PE  C1B 2V8

Mailing address: PO Box 8600

Charlottetown PE  C1A 8V7


Summerside Office
250 Water Street
Holman Building, 2nd Floor
Summerside, PE  C1N 0J1

La Commission scolaire de langue française
1596, route 124
Abram-Village, PE  C0B 2E0
Tel: 902-854-2975
Fax: 902-854-2981


Published date: 
June 4, 2024
Education and Early Years

General Inquiries

Department of Education and Early Years
Holman Centre
Suite 101, 250 Water Street
Summerside, PE C1N 1B6

Phone: 902-438-4130
Fax: 902-438-4062