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2017-2018 ENROLLMENT
The application deadline has passed for enrolling students in TK, K, 1st and 2nd grades in the 17-18 school year.  We encourage families who did not apply in time to be included in the lottery to fill out a wait list application. You can come by the school office to fill one out, or download it here and mail it to 5421 Rodeo Rd., LA, CA 90016, FAX it to 323-556-9887, or email it to
Enrollment Calendar
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 – Application Deadline
Applications must be hand-delivered by 4:00 pm or postmarked by Wednesday, March 22, 2017 to be included in the 2017-18 lottery. Late applications go to the bottom of the wait list.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 3:00 pm – Admission Lottery
If the number of students applying for admission exceeds openings available, enrollment is determined by a public random drawing. Students who applied by the deadline will be included in the lottery. The lottery is open to the public, and takes place at the school. Enrollment preference will be extended to siblings of enrolled New LA students, children of board members, founders, teachers, and staff.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 – Admissions Letters Mailed & Emailed
Admission letters will be mailed and/or emailed to families selected in the lottery. Wait list letters will also be distributed at this time.
Friday, April 21, 2017 – Enrollment Deadline
If enrollment forms are not returned or postmarked by April 21, 2017, admission is forfeited and an admission notice is mailed to the next student on the waitlist. Attendance at an enrollment orientation will be required.
April–September 2017: Students Admitted from the Waitlist Students on the wait list are notified by if a space becomes available.
Eligibility for Transitional Kindergarten 2017-18 School Year
5 years old between September 1, 2017 and December 1, 2017
Date of Birth: Sept. 1, 2012 - Dec. 1, 2012
Eligibility for Kindergarten 2017-18 School Year
Must be 5 years old before September 1, 2017
Date of Birth: Sept. 1, 2011 - Aug. 31, 2012
If you'd like to be informed of events and information regarding enrollment in the future, please sign up at the following link: Elementary School Interest Form


New Los Angles Charter Elementary School admits all pupils who wish to attend up to capacity. No test or assessment shall be administered to students prior to acceptance and enrollment into the school. There are no requirements for enrollment. New LA does not charge students tuition and does not discriminate against any student on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender or disability. New LA Elementary ensures that the unique needs of students with disabilities are met in order to give students with disabilities access to the same educational programs and/or activities that are available to their nondisabled peers. All applicants must be entering TK, K, 1st, or 2nd grade in August 2017.