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Welcome to APPLY.LAUSD.NET!

The website for LAUSD School Choice Programs.

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

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

Permits With Transportation (PWT)

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

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October 2-November 9, 2017:
Choices Application Period
March 2018:
Placements are announced
By April 2018:
Parents must accept or decline student placement(s) electronically by logging into their parent account.

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Dual Language / Bilingual Programs

LAUSD offers Dual Language/Bilingual programs from Kindergarten 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 / Bilingual Programs especially English Learners who speak other languages.

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October 2-November 9, 2017:
Choices Application Period
March 2018:
Provisional placements are announced. Until the results of the initial California English Language Development Test (CELDT) are received (administered in the fall of the respective academic year) all Dual Language/Bilingual Program placements are considered provisional.
By April 2018:
Parents must accept or decline their student(s’) placement(s) electronically via the parent registration website.

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Schools for Advanced Studies (SAS)

Schools for Advanced Studies (SAS) is a designation given to K-12 resident schools for exemplary implementation of Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) services and support, with an emphasis on differentiated instruction through depth, complexity, novelty, and acceleration. The primary purpose of SAS is to establish and nurture gifted/talented demonstration sites at resident schools and to share innovative, equitable, and effective GATE practices Districtwide.
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October 2017 - March 23, 2018:
Schools for Advanced Studies (SAS) On–Time paper application period
April 2018 - Placements announced
May 2018:
Parents must accept or decline SAS permit placement by submitting "Confirmation of Attendance" form directly to SAS site.

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Zones of Choice (ZOC)

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


Zones of Choice One-Time Transfers

Students will have an opportunity to transfer between high schools within the same Zone once during the four (4) years of their high school career.

February 1-28, 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.
March 9-20, 2018:
Placements announced. Parents must accept or appeal the placements. For addition details on the appeal process visit the ZOC website.

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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, 2017)
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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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

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

May 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 early July. The school site will contact you directly if a seat becomes available.

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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.

The week of May 29, 2017:
Letters with instructions to re-enroll in the Conservatory will be sent to parents of active returning students.
June 1–September 8, 2017:
Conservatory application period for students new to the Conservatory.
The week of August 7, 2017:
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 11–22, 2017:
Conservatory enrollment invitation letters will be sent to parents of selected applicants. (Must have invitation letter to register.)
October 7, 2017:
Registration for returning students.
October 14, 2017:
Registration for new students.
October 21, 2017 –April 28, 2018:
Regular program hours for all enrolled students.
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