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Student Registration

We welcome students to Red Deer Public Schools. We provide quality educational programs and services to 11,000 students from Pre-Kindergarten to grade 12 within the City of Red Deer. Our Division is able to serve students with:
  • 12 elementary schools serving students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 5
  • 3 schools that serve students from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8
  • 3 middle schools for students in Grades 6 to 8
  • 2 high schools meeting the needs of students in Grades 9 to 12
  • 1 Christian Alternative Program for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12
  • 8 alternative and institutional programs
  • Early French Immersion, beginning in Kindergarten
  • Late French Immersion, beginning in Grade 6
  • Spanish Bilingual, for students from Kindergarten to Grade 8

Providing the best curriculum, instruction and learning opportunities in order to maximize the potential of all students is a significant responsibility and opportunity. We take great pride in our dedicated and caring staff and are recognized for

  • instructional excellence and strong achievement
  • support for students in safe and caring schools
  • encouraging the involvement of parents and our communities


Online School Request Form - NEW Students Wishing to Attend a School Within Red Deer Public Schools for the 2021-2022 School Year.

New students to Red Deer Public Schools must complete the District's New Student Registration form. Students living within a school's designated attendance boundary are guaranteed a placement at that school. Students requesting placement at a School of Choice will be contacted by the school administration with confirmation of acceptance or not.

Please CLICK HERE to complete the New Student Registration form

In order to proceed to the full Registration Form, upon confirmation from the school administration on your successful placement, you WILL be required to provide copies or details on the following:

  • Proof of citizenship (eg. Birth Certificate, Passport, Immigration Papers, etc...)
  • Alberta Health Care Number
  • Any court documents which relate to the welfare of the student/child
  • Emergency contact information, other than the parents/guardians
  • Any special medical conditions that may affect your child at school

For more information, please contact your neighbourhood school, or Central Services at 403-343-1405.


Parent School Of Choice

School attendance boundaries are established to provide neighborhood schools and transportation services. Administrative Procedures includes provisions for parent choice of school where facilities and resources permit. Information is available through principals at any of our schools.  

School Of Choice Form                           

Out Of City Form


Age Requirements

Students beginning kindergarten must be at least five years old by December 31 of the school year they are registering for. Students starting grade one must be at least six years old by December 31 of the school year they are registering for.

Any student who has not reached their sixteenth birthday must attend school.


Red Deer Student Verification Process (RSVP)  - EXISTING Students Wishing to Remain with a School Within Red Deer Public Schools for the 2021-2022 School Year

Students who are currently enrolled in a school within Red Deer Public Schools must register and verify their information in preparation for the 2022-23 school year.

Please CLICK HERE to log in to the PowerSchool Parent Portal. When you have logged in you will see the RSVP link on the left hand menu of the Parent Portal. NOTE: If you do not have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account yet, CLICK HERE to download the instructions to create an account. Alternatively, you can view an instructional video by CLICKING HERE.

For more information, please contact your neighbourhood school, or Central Services at 403-343-1405.

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