Kindergarten Requirements

Starting Kindergarten Map


Starting Kindergarten Map Junior and Senior Kindergarten Information According to Province

Kindergarten is an exciting time in a child’s educational journey. With CAF families moving to different provinces, age-entry requirements may vary. Some provinces start with Junior Kindergarten at age 4, while others only Senior Kindergarten. The cut-off dates for each grade may also change from province to province.
Use the map below to find out more. Hover over each province to find age-entry and program requirements.

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Canadian Charter or Rights and Freedoms: If parents were educated in the minority language, your children are entitled to be educated in the minority language.

Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Yukon and the Northwest Territories have publicly-funded, religious-based Roman Catholic schools.