Junior Kindergarten at Gray Academy is a diverse, warm and compassionate environment where our littlest learners develop new knowledge, skills and Jewish identity. Our small classes, exceptional early years teaching team and rich, child-centered, multi-lingual program encourage each child to grow and excel.

Enrollment for 2020-2021

Children who are turning 3 or 4 by December 31, 2020 are eligible to participate in our Junior Kindergarten programs.

Priority re-enrollment for current students and siblings opens Monday, January 27 and will be available until Friday, February 7. General enrollment for the community opens Monday, February 10.

Our current JK program is at full capacity! While priority for next year is given to current families, we advise enrolling/re-enrolling for JK early to secure your child’s spot.

JK Parental Contribution

For the 2020-2021 school year, the full parental contribution for Junior Kindergarten is:

  • Morning program – 8:40 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – $4,200
  • Morning + lunch program – 8:40 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.* – $5,300
  • Full-day program – 8:40 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.* – $9,500

*Includes early drop-off at 8 a.m., at no additional cost.

JK Bursary Assistance

Bursary assistance for JK may be available for families with very high need and/or those who are new to Canada. Consideration is given based on a full assessment of each family’s unique circumstances and the availability of funds.

To apply please click here.  Applications may be submitted until March 27, 2020

Your Parental Contribution May Be Tax Deductible!

Contributions for students in Junior Kindergarten (and fees for Gray Academy before and after school, holiday and in-service supervision programs) may qualify as child care expenses on your Canadian income tax return (Line 214). Please consult a tax professional for specific details and deduction information for your family.