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Now Accepting Late Applications For 2018-19
Los Angeles Unified School District is both a traditional school system and a choice-based system, which means ANY and EVERY student can attend their neighborhood school of residence OR apply to schools of choice that offer specialized programs within the District.

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Magnet Late Application for 2018-19

Magnet Programs vary by theme and are court-ordered voluntary integration opportunities available to students in grades K-12 living within the LAUSD boundaries.

Open now!
December 03 - January 18, 2018:
Accepting Magnet applications for the current academic year (2018-2019). Schools will notify families directly if a seat becomes available.

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Dual Language Late Application for 2018-19

LAUSD offers Dual Language Education programs from Transitional Kindergarten (TK) to 12th grade. Designed for students to reach advanced levels of academic and language proficiency in both languages and gain cross-cultural understanding and competency.

All students living within and outside of LAUSD boundaries are eligible to apply. Students residing outside of LAUSD boundaries must obtain an Incoming Inter-District Permit upon accepting a placement.

All students benefit and thrive in Dual Language Education Programs especially English Learners who speak other languages.

Open now!
December 03 - January 18, 2018:
Accepting Dual Language applications for the current academic year (2018-2019). Schools will notify families directly if a seat becomes available.

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Magnet

Magnet Programs vary by theme and are court-ordered voluntary integration opportunities available to students in grades K-12 living within the LAUSD boundaries.

ON-TIME TIMELINE:
October 1 - November 16, 2018:
Choices Application Period
March 2019:
Placements are announced
By April 2019:
Parents must accept or decline student placement(s) electronically by logging into their parent account.

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Permits With Transportation (PWT)

PWT is a voluntary integration program that provides students with experiences in integrated school settings.

ON-TIME TIMELINE:
October 1 - November 16, 2018:
Choices Application Period
March 2019:
Placements are announced
By April 2019:
Parents must accept or decline student placement(s) electronically by logging into their parent account.

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Dual Language Education Programs

LAUSD offers Dual Language Education programs from Transitional Kindergarten (TK) to 12th grade. Designed for students to reach advanced levels of academic and language proficiency in both languages and gain cross-cultural understanding and competency.

All students living within and outside of LAUSD boundaries are eligible to apply. Students residing outside of LAUSD boundaries must obtain an Incoming Inter-District Permit upon accepting a placement.

All students benefit and thrive in Dual Language Education Programs especially English Learners who speak other languages.

ON-TIME TIMELINE:
October 1 - November 16, 2018:
Choices Application Period
March 2019:
Provisional placements are announced. Until the results of the initial English Language Proficiency Assessment California (ELPAC) are received (administered in the fall of the respective academic year) all Dual Language Education Programs placements are considered provisional.
By April 2019:
Parents must accept or decline their student(s’) placement(s) electronically via the parent registration website.

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Admission Criteria Schools (ACS)

The Admission Criteria Schools offer specialized programs with additional selection requirements. L.A. Unified offers two single-gender Leadership Academies with a focus on science, technology, engineering and math and four Early-College Programs with concurrent enrollment opportunities for high school students.
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ON-TIME TIMELINE:
October 1 - November 16, 2018:
Choices Application Period
March 2019:
Placements are announced
By April 2019:
Parents must accept or decline student placement(s) electronically by logging into their parent account.

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Schools for Advanced Studies (SAS)

Schools for Advanced Studies (SAS) is a designation given to resident K-12 schools for exemplary implementation of Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) services and support. The primary purpose of SAS is to establish and nurture gifted/talented demonstration sites at resident schools, in order to share innovative, equitable, and effective GATE practices Districtwide. By providing high-quality differentiated instruction with an emphasis on depth, complexity, acceleration and novelty, SAS sites offer high-level academic opportunities that meet the unique educational needs of K–12 gifted learners, identified in the Intellectual, High Achievement, Specific Academic, Creative and Leadership Ability categories or verified based on critical thinking/achievement.
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ON-TIME TIMELINE:
October 1 - November 16, 2018:
Choices Application Period
March 2019:
Placements are announced
April 2019:
Parents must accept or decline student placement(s) electronically by logging into their parent account.

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Zones of Choice (ZOC)

Matriculating 8th grade students living within a Zone of Choice may rank their high school program selections.

Zones of Choice are identified as geographic areas comprised of multiple high school options. Based on your home address, your child’s home school will be one of the school choices that make up your local Zone of Choice. Students residing in a Zone of Choice are eligible to attend ANY school in the Zone.

Please visit the Zones of Choice Website where you can find more information and brochures on the high school options available by clicking on the link for your Zone of Choice.

October 1 - November 16, 2018:
ALL matriculating 8th grade students living in a Zone of Choice will rank their high school selections in the computer lab, parents will approve their child’s selections.
NEW – Parents can use their Apply.Lausd.Net parent account to submit their child’s ZOC selection, as well.
April 2-6, 2019:
Placements announced. Parents must accept or appeal the placements. For addition details on the appeal process visit the ZOC website.

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Conservatory of Fine Arts

The Conservatory is a Saturday instructional program providing differentiated arts instruction in dance, drama, voice, and visual arts to students identified as talented in the arts and students recommended as having talent in the arts by their home schools.

June 1–September 7, 2018:
Conservatory application period for students new to the Conservatory.
The week of August 6, 2018:
Letters with instructions to apply to the Conservatory will be sent to parents of students who have been newly identified as gifted in the arts.
September 10–21, 2018:
Conservatory enrollment invitation letters will be sent to parents of selected applicants. (Must have invitation letter to register.)
October 6, 2018:
Registration for returning students.
October 13, 2018:
Registration for new students.
October 20, 2018 –April 6, 2019:
Regular program hours for all enrolled students.

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Inter-District Permits

Inter-District permits allow parents from one school district to attend schools in another school district.

INCOMING INTER-DISTRICT PERMITS
(OPEN YEAR ROUND - BEGINNING February 1, 2018)
Incoming Inter-District Permit applications are requests to allow students that reside within the boundaries of a school district other than the LAUSD to attend a school within the LAUSD.

OUTGOING INTER-DISTRICT PERMITS
(Application Period 2/1 - 4/30)
Outgoing Inter-District permit applications are requests for students that reside within the boundaries of the LAUSD to attend a school outside of the LAUSD.

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Incoming Permits 2018
February 1st - May 31st:
All requests are processed in the order received. Please allow 30 days from the date application is completed with ALL required documentation. You will receive a response by email (or mail if no email is provided).

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District K-12 Open Enrollment - Late Application 2018

Parents may apply for designated open enrollment seats at specific campuses with available seats. The list of participating schools will be available April 30th. The list of participating schools may change, year over year.

April 30, 2018 - May 20, 2018:
District K-12 Open Enrollment application period.
Early to mid-June, 2018:
District K-12 Open Enrollment placements will be announced.

Parents can accept or decline student placement(s) electronically by logging into their parent account or by calling the school site to accept placement.
Late Application Process:
Parents can submit a late District K-12 Open Enrollment application starting in mid-June. The school site will contact you directly if a seat becomes available.
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