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2018-2019 ENROLLMENT


Want to Enroll a Student?
The deadline to turn in applications for the lottery has passed but we are currently accepting applications to be added to the waitlist. You may download the application here and deliver it to the school by mail or in person (5421 Rodeo Rd. Los Angeles, CA 90016).  You may also email a completed form to Karen Flores at

Open Houses

We have completed our open houses for this year. Families who are accepted in the lottery are invited to a Q&A session with Ms. O’Brien prior to the enrollment deadline. If you are offered a spot at New LA off the waitlist at a later date and would like to visit the school in order to make your decision we are more than happy to schedule a visit.  Please contact Karen Flores at or call 323-556-9500 to make an appointment.

Enrollment Calendar
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – Application Deadline
Applications must be hand-delivered by 4:00 pm or postmarked by  to be included in the 2018-19 lottery. Late applications go to the bottom of the wait list.  The deadline to turn in application for the lottery has passed but we are currently accepting applications to be added to the waitlist.  
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 7 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.
Friday, March 23, 2018 – 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 13, 2018 – Enrollment Deadline
If enrollment forms are not returned or postmarked by , 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 2018: Students Admitted from the Waitlist Students on the wait list are notified by if a space becomes available.
Eligibility for Transitional Kindergarten 2018-19 School Year
5 years old between September 1, 2018 and December 1, 2018
Date of Birth: Sept. 1, 2013 - Dec. 1, 2013
Eligibility for Kindergarten 2018-19 School Year
Must be 5 years old before September 1, 2018
Date of Birth: Sept. 1, 2012 - Aug. 31, 2013
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, 2nd or 3rd grade in August 2018.