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Registration

For the 2017-2018 year Esther Starkman will have grades K - 9.  For information on pre-enrolment please follow this link:  http://www.epsb.ca/schools/register/
 
For Spring 2017 , registration will begin on Feburary 1, 2017. The following process will guide pre-enrolment at Esther Starkman School:

New Students living in Terwillegar Towne:

•  Terwillegar Towne is the primary attendance area for Esther Starkman school.

•  All students who live within the primary attendance area will be accepted regardless of the grade they are entering if they can provide proof of residency. Examples of proof of residency are: Bill of sale for your house, utility bill with name and address, rental agreement with name and address.

•  New kindergarten registrations will be accepted at Esther Starkman beginning on February 1, 2017. To apply you will need to bring proof of residence and proof of age, please come to the school to fill in the application.

New Students living in Terwillegar South West:

•  Esther Starkman School has an optimal enrolment limit of 950 students.

•  All enrolment decisions regarding students from outside of our primary attendance area will be made with this number in mind.

•  Space availability will be determined on a grade by grade basis. For example, space may be available in kindergarten but not in grade 5.

•  South Terwillegar West will be the secondary attendance area for Esther Starkman School.   Students living in this attendance area will be accepted as space permits.

•  Parents of kindergarten students living in South Terwillegar West can come to Esther Starkman and fill out an application form between February 1st and April 18th, 2017.

•  Available space will be determined on April 18th after accommodating all kindergarten students from our primary attendance area (Terwillegar Towne).

•  If more applications from outside our primary attendance area are received than we have space to accommodate, all secondary applications will be sent downtown and a random selection draw will be conducted by the district on April 25th.

•  Random selection draws will be conducted on a grade by grade basis to fill available space.

•  Students who are successful in the random selection draw will be enrolled at Esther Starkman. Students who are unsuccessful will have their applications forwarded to Lansdowne School.

•  Once a student is accepted into Esther Starkman they will be able to attend through grade 9 without having to go through random selection again.

 
Please see under the Attendance Area section below the new maps outlining the Esther Starkman attendance area which now includes South Terwillegar West as our secondary area.  
  
Would you like to learn more about our school?
We'd be happy to answer any questions that you may have.  Give us a call.
 
 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

  • Children who are four years of age on or before March 1, 2017, may register in Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year. Kindergarten Open House is March 9 at 6:30.  You will need to complete a district registration form. Information on how to register a child who is new to the district is available at: http://www.epsb.ca/schools/register/kindergartenregistration/

    Step 1: Download the Registration Form here.

    Step 2: Fill out the form, print and sign in the designated area(s)

    Step 3: Bring the completed forms to the Esther Starkman School office to register, along with appropriate documentation required to complete your registration:

    •  Verification of legal name and age (usually a birth certificate or passport 
    • Confirmation of address for the student's parent or legal guardian (driver's license, utility bill or in the case of a new address a copy of the purchase or rental agreement showing address and name)
    • In some cases, immigration documents may also be required, such as landed immigrant documentation or a Permanent Residency Card
    • A parent or guardian needs to present some legal proof of the child's name, citizenship and birth date the first time that the child registers in a school or kindergarten. The following is a list of vital statistics documents that are deemed acceptable for this purpose:

    • Canadian Birth Certificate
    • Canadian Citizenship Certificate
    • Canadian Adoption Certificate
    • Passport
    • Visa
    • Permanent Landed Immigrant/Residence Document
    • When applying for Kindergarten, please indicate your preference for morning or afternoon Kindergarten. Although consideration is given to preference, it is likely that assignment of morning kindergarten spaces will be based on a random selection process.

      Kindergarten is not funded as a full day program by the province. Esther Starkman School only offers half-day kindergarten programming

GRADES 1-9 GENERAL REGISTRATION

For students currently enrolled in Edmonton Public Schools you will Pre-enrol on SchoolZone in March.

Sign in to SchoolZone between March 13 and April 18, 2017, and follow the prompts to select your child’s preferred school. You can even use the mobile version of SchoolZone to complete the process directly from your smartphone!
 
Questions? Talk to the principal at your child’s current school.  New to the District? Contact your preferred school to learn how to register as a new student before April 18, 2017.
 

Students New to Edmonton Public Schools (including kindergarten students)

If you are new to Edmonton Public Schools, you will need to complete a district registration form. Information on how to register a child who is new to the district is available at: http://www.epsb.ca/schools/register/newstudentregistration/

Step 1: Download our Registration Form‌ and Collection and Use of Personal Information Declaration

Step 2: Fill out the forms, print and sign in the designated area(s)

Step 3: You can email, fax or bring in the forms to register, along with appropriate documentation required to complete your registration: 

  • Verification of legal name and age (usually a birth certificate)
  • Confirmation of address for the student's parent or legal guardian (driver's license, utility bill or if recently moved, a copy of rental or purchase agreement showing name and address)
  • In some cases, immigration documents may also be required, such as landed immigrant documentation or a Permanent Residency Card

 

Supply Lists

Please find below the links for Class lists for each grade.  There is also a link for Write-on Stationary where you can order your supplies online and have them waiting in your child's class on their first day back to school.

Link to Supply List/Write on Stationary 

Junior High Options 2017-2018

Below are links to the forms for selecting Grades 7-9 Options Courses for the 2017/2018 school year.  These options are being offered based on student interest, teacher availability and training, as well as specialized classroom availability.
 
Students will be asked to select their top 4 or 5 choices for each Semester. Please note, if Band is selected in the First Semester, it must be in your top four choices for Second Semester, as it is a full year option.
 
Also, you CAN take both Band and Sports Rec.  You do not have to choose either or.
 
 
In order to submit the forms, students will need to log into their SchoolZone account and sign into one of their Google Apps from the "Google Apps" tab at the top of the page.  This process is to ensure the identity of the student completing the form as well as keep track of who has completed it.   
 
Any questions can be directed to Chris McElroy at chris.mcelroy@epsb.ca or 780-439-2717.