Elementary Schools

The elementary school network operates from Kindergarten, and in some cases Pre-Kindergarten, to Grade 6.  The EMSB offers a wide variety of educational programs and activities to meet the needs of our elementary students.


Elementary Schools

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.

Eligibility Requirements

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.

Elementary Programs

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.

More About BASE Daycare  BASE Daycare Website

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

School Search

Now it's easy to find an elementary or secondary school, adult or vocational centre near you. Search by borough, level or program using our search tool.

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