This registration form is only for new students registering to attend Prairie Rose Public Schools. Please click NEXT to continue the registration process if:
1) You reside inside Prairie Rose attendance area and are not planning to attend an academy program.
2) You are registering for our home education / learning from home program.
If you do not live within the Prairie Rose attendance area, you are required to complete an Out of District application form before registering at a Prairie Rose school, unless you are applying to a Junior Kindergarten program (JK).
The Out of District application form is available here and must be approved by the school principal. Once your application is approved, you can complete this Prairie Rose registration form.
If you are applying to one of our academy programs and do not live within the Prairie Rose attendance boundary, you will need to complete the Out of District application (see above) and the Academy Application AND obtain approval from both the school principal and the academy prior to registering at a Prairie Rose school.
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Children must be 5 years old by December 31 of the school year they are being registered for.
Children must be at least 3 years old by September 1 of the school year they are being registered for.
If the Student uses an alias (AKA) First Name or Last Name, please enter the alias (AKA) name(s) above.
Alias Example: Students Legal Name is William and their Preferred Alias (AKA) Name = Bill
If the student is entering Prairie Rose Public Schools from another school division or private preschool, please provide these details.
Transportation will be provided for resident students if the student resides at a distance of greater than 2.4 km from the site of the school that the Board has directed the student to attend, or if in the opinion of the Board, safety of the student would be enhanced by providing transportation services.
School bus routes are designed to provide pick-up and drop-off services to the gate of the student’s residence. If the student’s residence is 0.4 km or greater from the gate, the school bus will pick up the student at the residence. However, the road to the residence must be maintained year round to allow safe travel and be kept clear from any hazards that could affect the safety of the students or the bus.
If you haven't already registered for Bus Transportation Services, please contact our Transportation Department via Phone:
Phone: 403-527-5516 ext. 2311 or 2303
Toll Free: 1-800-468-7023
Only students who are registered on a designated school bus may ride the bus.
In order to provide bus transportation, please fill in the Legal Land Location of the students rural address.
NOTE: The student's Birth Certificate, Canadian Citizenship Certificate, Passport, Visa, Permanent Landed Immigration Document or other official document must be uploaded along with this form to register.The uploaded document will be placed in the students record.
Tip: You can save this form and then open it again on your mobile device/phone. The "Upload" button will then default to your mobile devices camera and you can submit a picture of your document.
Citizens of Canada
According to the criteria above as set out in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, are you eligible to have your child receive a Francophone (French First Language) education?
If yes, do you wish to exercise your right to have your child receive a Francophone (French First Language) education?
NOTE: Personal information of students declaring eligibility to be educated in French will be disclosed to a Francophone
Education Region upon written request of the Francophone Education Region.
Alberta Education is collecting this personal information pursuant to section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FOIP) as the information relates directly to and is necessary to meet its mandates and responsibilities to measure system effectiveness and develop policies, programs and services to improve Aboriginal learner success. Alberta school boards are also collecting this information pursuant to the same section in conjunction with section 2(1)(t) of the Student Record Regulation and for the same purposes. This information will be used to determine the provincial First Nation, Métis and Inuit Funding Allocation provided to school authorities.
For further information, please refer to https://www.alberta.ca/first-nations-metis-or-inuit-student-self-identification.aspx or contact Alberta Education at 780-427-8501.
If you have questions regarding the collection activity by Prairie Rose Public Schools, please contact Angela Baron, FOIP Coordinator at 403-527-5516.
In some instances, a child may be designated as protected, or may be the subject of a custody or access order, if the Court Order has been issued under the Child Welfare Act, the Domestic Relations Act, the Family Act, or the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Note: Please make arrangements to discuss this situation with the school administration. A copy of legal documentation is required.
A parent or legal guardian may have their right to access information about a student removed by a legal process.
Note: The school is required to collect legal documentation which will be retained on the students record.
Are there any special learning requirements (i.e. speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, learning disability, etc.) the school should be aware of which would relate to the programming needs of the student?
It is important that students at risk for anaphylaxis carry epinephrine (e.g., EpiPen®) when age appropriate and/or have it available at their school to be administered in case of a severe reaction. Students at risk for anaphylaxis can participate in all regular school activities. Teachers, staff and administration should be aware of students’ medical conditions in case of emergency.
You are not required to provide information on medical conditions, but the information could be crucial to the well-being of the student. Are there any serious medical conditions (i.e. allergies) about which you wish the school to be aware?
Note: Medical information may be shared with the student’s bus driver.
We do not require consent when students are identified taking part in events that are open to all members of the public. We do require your consent if your child's work or your child's personal information will be used or displayed in the community away from the school or online for non-public event purposes. There may also be times when television, radio, newspaper, community organizations and the school division are in the school providing outside coverage of events and programs not included in the public events category.
Share photos or videos of my child in the school newsletter or on the school/division website. I understand that the school social media accounts are linked to the school website, therefore I also allow photos/videos of my child to be posted on the school/division social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube accounts. This includes photo submissions to the media.
Share my child’s name/comments about my child in the school calendar, newsletter or on the school/division website. I understand that the school social media accounts are linked to the school website, therefore I also allow my child’s name/comments to be posted on the school/division social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube accounts. This includes submissions to the media.
Display my child’s work (photo/video included), by Prairie Rose Public Schools employees, for purposes outside the school or school division. I understand that individual students would be identified and the display will be for non-profit, educational purposes.
Identify my child when interviews are undertaken or when photos or videos are taken by the media or an outside organization for non-public events for use outside the school community, when individual students are identified by name or face.
This consent is valid during the current school year and your renewed consent will be sought annually at the beginning of each school year. Should circumstances change during the school year, you may change your consent at any time by contacting the school principal.
Additional contacts may be added by selecting "Add Contact" at the bottom.
In order to keep parents informed in the event of an emergency, or about events and activities at the school, the division will be using the contact information provided to generate phone, text and emails. Parents will automatically receive phone calls and emails in relation to emergencies, school/bus cancellations and general events, but are required to “opt-in” to receive any text messages.
Click here for more info: School Messenger Information Guide
Prairie Rose Public Schools prioritizes communication with our families. Text messaging is an important step in order recieve timely and accurrate messages from your school and the division.
Please note that in order to receive the school newsletter to your email account you must give additional consent in accordance with the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation law (CASL). This consent will allow the school to send the following information in the form of a text message or email:
Prairie Rose Public Schools believes in providing students with greater opportunities for student learning. As a result, the division will be using both Microsoft 365 and Google Docs cloud applications in the classroom. The applications will allow students to collaborate and share student developed content and teacher resources collectively; resulting in an enhanced learning experience. These documents are hosted on external data storage sites and students will be required to have email addresses. For students in grades K-5 email will only be accessible within Prairie Rose. As part of the implementation, students will be instructed on the importance of protecting their private and personal information online.
More information on cloud usage in the classroom and digital citizenship instruction can be found in administrative procedure A321 Cloud Based Applications and Data Storage.
The School Act defines an independent student as someone who is (i) 18 years of age or older, or, (ii) 16 years of age
or older, and (a) who is living independently, or (b) who is a party to an agreement under section 57.2 of the Child,
Youth and Family Enhancement Act.
Our schools enjoy a positive relationship with our school councils who represent the parents and engage our school communities. As such, the school would like to share the contact information provided (parent name, student name, phone, email, address, student grade) to the School Council for contact purposes.
The information collected on this form as part of the school registration process is personal information as referred to in the FOIP Act. This personal information is collected pursuant to the provisions of the School Act and its regulations (e.g. for the establishment of student record, determination of residency) and pursuant to section 33(c) of the FOIP Act as the collection is related directly to and is necessary to a school board’s obligation to provide students with an education program that meets their needs and to provide a safe and secure school environment (e.g. program placement, determination of eligibility and / or suitability for provincial or federal funding, contact and health related information in the event of problems or emergencies). Personal information may also be provided to the Minister of Education for the purpose of carrying out programs, activities, or polices under his administration (e.g. research, statistical analysis).
Written consent for the student to participate in the activities listed below is not being requested. The school will contact the parents/guardians on the occasions when additional consent is required. Information about your child is collected under the authority of the School Act and/or Alberta’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and can be used in the following ways:
If you have any questions about the collection and / or intended purposes of the information requested on this form, please contact the Principal or FOIP Coordinator at: Address: 918 – 2nd Ave, Dunmore, Alberta, T1B 0K3 Phone: 403-527-5516
I have read and completed all of the information contained within this online registration form, and I understand the nature of the activities for which I have provided consent.