New Los Angeles Elementary Charter School

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2019-2020 ENROLLMENT

We are enrolling students in TK, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades!


Want to Enroll a Student?

Our enrollment lottery has passed but we are still accepting students. You can contact the school via email at; by calling 323-556-9500; or by stopping by in person at 5421 Obama Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016. Our office hours are 7:00am-3:30pm.


2020-2021 ENROLLMENT

We are enrolling students in grades TK-5th!


Want to Enroll a Student?

Enrollment is open and can be accessed via ApplyLA.  Just follow the link to create an account and submit your application.


How to Apply

Apply LA is an online common application system that makes it easy for families to apply to multiple charter schools through a single application.


Step 1: Go to and create an account. 


Step 2: Select New Los Angeles Elementary School. You should receive confirmation from ApplyLA that your application was received. 


Step 3: Check back in at any time to monitor the status of your application, apply to additional schools or withdraw an application, and accept offers. 


Note: If you are not able to access the application by computer or mobile device, you can also apply by phone by calling our school at 323-556-9500.  


Enrollment Calendar


Open House Dates

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8:45 am

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Friday, January 31, 2020 at 8:45 am

Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 3:00 pm

Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 8:45 am

Monday, March 2, 2020 at 8:45 am

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 8:45 am


Sunday, March 15, 2020 – Application Deadline

Applications must be submitted via ApplyLA by 4:00 pm on March 15 to be included in the 2020-21 lottery. Late applications are automatically added to the waitlist.


Wednesday, March 20, 2020 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. Enrollment preference will be extended to siblings of enrolled New LA students, children of board members, founders, teachers, and staff.


Admissions Notification 

Families of all accepted students will receive an automatic notification. You must confirm within two weeks that you intend to enroll your child to secure a spot.


If you submit an application after March 15, 2020 and there are no spaces available, your child’s name will be added to a waitlist. We will admit students from the waitlist after the lottery, as spots become available and in the order in which we received applications. 


March–September 2020: Students Admitted from the Waitlist

Students on the waitlist are notified automatically via the ApplyLA system when a space becomes available.


Eligibility for Transitional Kindergarten 2020-21 School Year

5 years old between September 1, 2020 and December 1, 2020

Date of Birth: Sept. 1, 2014 - Dec. 1, 2014


Eligibility for Kindergarten 2020-21 School Year

Must be 5 years old before September 1, 2020

Date of Birth: Sept. 1, 2014 - Aug. 31, 2015


New Los Angeles 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 non-disabled peers. All applicants must be entering TK, K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th grade in August 2020.