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How to Apply

  • Attend a school tour in October/November prior to the application deadline.  Tours are not offered at any other time.
  • Apply through the LAUSD Choices Website. The application deadline is mid-November for the following school year.
  • Most spaces open in kindergarten and fourth grade.
  • Late applications are accepted but they are placed at the bottom of our waiting list which is typically over five hundred students. 
  • See the Magnet School FAQ for answers to additional questions.  
  • Acceptance letters are sent in mid-March.  
  • We continue to accept students from the waiting list as spaces open until school begins in mid-August. 

How to enroll

Once you have been accepted through the magnet enrollment process, enrollment can  be done almost entirely online. 

Please visit this web site to fill out enrollment forms and submit required documentation:  LAUSD Enrollment Web Site


The web site will ask you to upload the following documents:

  1. Proof of Residence (copy of one of the following)
    1. Utility service contract, bills or payment receipts (Gas, Water, or Electricity)
    2. Property taxes, rental or lease agreement, current rental receipt with address of property on receipt
    3. Official government mail (CalWORKS, Social Security, Medi-Cal)
    4. Current pay stub
    5. Voter Registration
  2. Proof of Age of Minor (copy of one of the following)
    1. Birth certificate
    2. Baptismal certificate
    3. Court order
    4. Health office/vital statistics record of birth certificate date
    5. Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) letter verifying birthdate and an explanation of how this was verified
  3. Parent/Guardian Identification
    1. Adult’s government-issued photo identification (Driver’s license or DMV identification card)
  4. Proof of Immunization
    1. See Parents' Guide to immunizations for details

If you are unable to submit your documents electronically please contact our main office by telephone 323-938-6278 to make an appointment for enrollment processing. 


  Stacy Bertuccelli (323) 938-6275 Magnet Coordinator
  Mathew Needleman Principal