Elementary school begins in Kindergarten at the age of 5 and covers a period of seven or eight years (age 5 to 12). The educational curriculum is divided into three Cycles. Some elementary schools may also offer Pre-Kindergarten which begins at age 4.Elementary Schools
Supporting Children with Special Needs
We encourage parents to share information about their child's specific learning or physical disabilities with the school principal. Learn more about programs and services for our special needs student community.Special Needs Network
Is my child eligible to attend English school?
To be eligible to attend school with the EMSB, certain requirements must be met. In the Eligibility Requirements section of the site you can find the criteria and application process for most common situations.
School Bus Transportation
The EMSB Transportation Division, a part of the School Organization Department, is responsible for issuing bus passes to students who meet the walking criteria based on their address as of June 30 of each school year.EMSB Transportation
Programs offered in elementary school include three different models of French instruction, science and technology, math, English language arts, ethics and religious culture, physical education and cooperative learning. Each school has a variety of extra-curricular activities.
BASE Daycare Program
The English Montreal School Board’s B.A.S.E. (Before and After School Enriched) Daycare Program is a government subsidized supervision service offered outside regular class hours for preschool and elementary school children.
How to register for school
In order to register a student with the English Montreal School board, you must register at the school. Find out what documents are required in the registration section of the site.Registration for Youth
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