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Grande Prairie Public School Division
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Registration

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Welcome to the Grande Prairie Public School Division!

2021-2022 Online Registration​

We are proud to offer Online Registration for Kindergarten, KinderPAL, Preschool (Montessori and French Immersion), New Students (Grandes 1 to 12). Please note that Kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year is open to children born in 2016.

Registering new families to GPPSD

New families to GPPSD refers to a family who have NEVER had child attend/register to one of our Grande Prairie Public Schools, is currently living or moving to Grande Prairie and have NEVER created a SchoolEngage parent account. If that is your family, please do the following:

Important: Please ensure you are entering information into the 2021-2022 New Student Registration Form.

Registering returning families to GPPSD 

Returning families to GPPSD refers to a family who:

  • have had their child/ern attend GPPSD in the previous years and,
  • have already had a SchoolEngage and PowerSchool parent account created,
  • but their child/ren DID NOT attend the last school year of 2020-2021.

Important: Returning families will need to reset their password for their SchoolEnage parent account (as it is NOT Active). For further assistance on resetting your SchoolEngage parent account, please contact your school.

Registering current families with GPPSD

Current families with GPPSD refers to a family who currently have a child/ren attending one of our Grande Prairie Public Schools and has an active PowerSchool parent account. If that is your family, please note the following:

  • Kindergarten to Grade 12 students who are currently enrolled in one of our Grande Prairie Public Schools DO NOT need to complete a New Student Registration form for next school year
  • Kindergarten to Grade 7 students will be assigned the Are You Returning form in May of 2021 through SchoolEngage within your existing PowerSchool parent account. Parents will be notified by email with the exception of Parkside Montessori and Grande Prairie Christian School as they have their own process form. Parents, please check the spam folder within your email if you cannot find it.
  • Grades 8 to 12 students will be contacted directly by their High School to register for 2021-2022 courses through PowerSchool
  • Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten students moving to Kindergarten next year will be assigned a Kindergarten Registration form between February and March of 2021 through SchoolEngage within your existing PowerSchool parent account. Parents will be notified by email; please watch for it and check the spam folder within your email if you cannot find it.

Current families with GPPSD who are registering (new) additional child/ren for the 2021-2022 Kindergarten, KinderPAL, Preschool Montessori, Preschool French Immersion, please do the following:

  1. sign in to your PowerSchool parent account,
  2. click on SchoolEngage button inside your PowerSchool parent account,
  3. add the new child in SchoolEngage and
  4. complete the 2021-2022 New Student Registration Form

Registration buttons and help links located at the bottom of this page!

Transferring to Other GPPSD Schools

Current GPPSD families that have moved and require a transfer to a different GPPSD school, log into SchoolEngage using your existing PowerSchool parent account and complete the Change of Information form for the current year. Proof of Address for the new address must be provided to initiate any transfers or address updates. Please contact your current school to initiate the transfer to the new school. 

Should a move in residence occur after the month of September, the child, at the request of the parent, and with approval of the principal, may complete the school year without being required to transfer to the school within their attendance area. Where this has been granted students will be required to attend their new attendance area school the following year. (Administrative Procedure 306 Boundary Exemptions)

Current Programs

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Registering with GPPSD

​Thank you for choosing Grande Prairie Public School Division for your child's education. Children will need to be registered via the Division online registration system and completing the New Student Registration form, which can only be completed by a Parent or Legal Guardian (for more information on Legal Guardians, click here to view) of the child. See the links below for either New Families to GPPSD, Current Families with GPPSD or Families Returning to GPPSD to start the registration process.

Your "Address" and "Overall Program of Choice" entered within the New Student Registration form will enroll your child at your designated neighbourhood school or program of choice school To see your designated neighbourhood school click HERE

Students interested in Montessori, French Immersion or parent-led Home Education please choose either program as their Overall Program Choice. 

Students who are interested in a Program of Choice, Academy, International Baccalaureate (IB) and Apprenticeship, will register at their Designated School and check the box indicating interest in the Program of Choice. 

Students interested in Christian Education are to complete the Christian Program Pre-Screen form.

Requirments

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To complete the online student registration application you will need the following documents:

  • Proof of age and legal name such as a child’s birth certificate, passport or immigration documentation (for newcomers)
  • Your child’s Alberta Health Number
  • Proof of residential address matching parent/guardian's name and address submitted. Documents accepted are utility bill, rental agreement, bill of sale, municipal or federal correspondence
  • Copies of any court orders, or kinship agreements affecting the student.

Resident Student Registration

Every child in Grande Prairie has a designated school based on their primary address and/or program.

Non-Resident Student Registration

If the parent(s)/legal guardian(s) lives outside of the geographical boundary of the Grande Prairie Public School Division, (City of Grande Prairie) then their child/ren are not "resident students" of the Division. Non-Resident students will be considered accepted only upon the approval of the Principal of the school as per Administrative Procedure 306 – For Boundary Exemption, click here to view.

Give us a call for help at 780-532-4491.

Transportation

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Transportation for 2021-2022 will be provided at no cost to students in Kindergarten to Grade 3 who live 1.7 km away or further from their boundary school.

Grades 4 to 12 students who live 2.4 km away or further (by the closest travelled public thoroughfare) from their boundary school qualify for no-cost transportation.

Bus pass applications are obtained from the school attended or online at Transportation.

For information, visit the Transportation page or contact: Connie Hartel, Transportation Coordinator at 780-539-7419.

School Fees

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No Basic Instructional fees are charged to parents except for programs of choice. Other fees may apply as per Board Policy 16.

Register New Families to GPPSD

Families who have never had any children attend GPPSD

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Click the button above to create a  SchoolEngage account, add your students and complete the New Student Registration online form. By entering your address and choosing the Program - "English Programming" your child will be enrolled at your designated neighbourhood school. Students who are interested in a Program of Choice, Academy, International Baccalaureate (IB) and Apprenticeship, will register at their Designated School and check the box indicating interest in the Program of Choice. Those interested Montessori, French Immersion or parent led Home Education please choose either program as their Overall Program Choice. 


Help links for new families:

Register Current Families

​Families that have other children attending GPPSD

Sign in to PowerSchool

Click the button above to register a new member of your family by going to the PowerSchool ParentPortal and access SchoolEngage on the left-hand menu. Add the new student and complete the New Student Registration form.

Help links for current GPPSD parents:

Register Returning Families

Families who did not have children attend the previous year

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Click the button above, to reset your password on your SchoolEngage account, then complete the New Student Registration form for your child.

Reset SchoolEngage For assistance on resetting your SchoolEngage account contact your school.