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Welcome to the Los Angeles Unified online pre-enrollment application portal for new students entering Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten through 12th grade.
If your child is a current L.A. Unified student, who is transferring from a L.A. Unified school to another L.A. Unified school, please contact the school to complete the required forms.

The Student Pre-Enrollment Application section is for new students entering Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten through 12th grade. This section is only for school of residence applications.

Before you begin this application process enter your current address in the Resident School Finder http://rsi.lausd.net/ResidentSchoolIdentifier
If your home address falls in a Zone of Choice area, and you are applying for the first time, please go to the Zone of Choice website to apply for your Zone of Choice school here, https://achieve.lausd.net/ZOC or contact the Zones of Choice office at ZOC@lausd.net
Zones of Choice are geographic areas comprised of multiple school options and students have the opportunity to select and rank the schools within their residential area. Any student residing in a Zone of Choice is eligible to apply. Eligibility is based on home address and the school’s enrollment capacity.
The Unified Enrollment Pre-Enrollment for Accepted Placements section is for new students to L.A. Unified that have applied online, and accepted a placement prior to pre-enrollment. The following programs participate in Unified Enrollment:
  • Choices Programs:
    • Magnet
    • Permits With Transportation
    • Dual Language Education
    • Schools for Advanced Studies
    • Admission Criteria Schools
    • Affiliated Charter Schools
  • District K-12 Open Enrollment
  • Zones of Choice
  • As a part of this application, you will enter information about the child you are enrolling and will need to upload the following documents *:
    * If you are missing any of these required documents, you may still submit the application, but will need to work with your LAUSD school to complete the Pre-Enrollment process.
    Pre-Enrollment Applications Pre-Enrollment Video Tutorial: https://lausd.wistia.com/medias/nzr82rzs05

    For assistance on the use of this portal, please select USER GUIDE located at top right corner of this page. If you need assistance regarding enrollment, please contact the school directly or call 213-241-3840 option 3 or visit https://achieve.lausd.net/enrollduringclosures.
    Proof of Residence
    Please submit one of the following acceptable documents:
    • Utility service contract, bills or payment receipts (Gas, Water, or Electricity)
    • Property taxes, rental or lease agreement, current rental receipt with address of property on receipt
    • Official government mail (CalWORKS, Social Security, Medi-Cal)
    • Current pay stub
    • Voter registration
    Proof of Age of Minor
    Please submit one of the following acceptable documents:
    • Birth certificate
    • Baptismal certificate
    • Passport
    • Court order
    • Health office/vital statistics record of birth certificate date
    • Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) letter verifying birthdate and an explanation of how this was verified
    Parent/Guardian/ Educational Rights Holder/ Caregiver ("parent") Identification
    Please submit one of the following acceptable documents:
    • Student’s birth certificate or baptismal certificate or Court order establishing the parent/guardian relationship AND
    • Adult’s government-issued photo identification (Driver’s license or DMV identification card)
    Proof of Immunization
    For your reference, the Parents’ Guide to Immunizations Required for School Entry is available at here: https://eziz.org/assets/docs/IMM-222School.pdf

    If available/applicable you may also submit copies of:
    • Transcripts or recent grade reports
    • Copy of most recent Individual Educational Plan (IEP) or Section 504 Plan
    • Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) 1399 Form or minute order
    • Department of Probation placement information and/or Juvenile Court minute order
    • Court orders regarding legal custody, physically custody, or restricted contact with the school or child
    Once you have gathered these documents, click the "Start new application" button to begin the enrollment process.
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    Thank you for choosing the Los Angeles Unified School District. It is our pleasure to welcome you.
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