New Los Angeles Middle School

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New LA is full for the current school year (2020-2021). If you would like to place a child on the wait list, please fill out the form linked on the right side of the page and return it to the school office.

2021-2022 ENROLLMENT

We are enrolling students in grades 6th-8th grade!


Want to Enroll a Student?

Enrollment is open and can be accessed via ApplyLA.  Just follow the link to create an account and submit your application.


How to Apply

Apply LA is an online common application system that makes it easy for families to apply to multiple charter schools through a single application.


Step 1: Go to and create an account. 


Step 2: Select New Los Angeles Charter School. You should receive confirmation from ApplyLA that your application was received.


Step 3: Check back in at any time to monitor the status of your application, apply to additional schools or withdraw an application, and accept offers. 


Note: If you are not able to access the application by computer or mobile device, you can also apply by phone by calling our school at 323-939-6400. 


Enrollment Calendar


Open House Dates

Wednesday December 9th, 2020 at 5:00pm

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 3 pm

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm 


*Translation is provided at all events.  


Until further notice Open Houses will take place virtually via Zoom, logon information is below:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 853 4445 8218

Passcode: newla

All applications are submitted through ApplyLA online via Prospective families can apply at anytime during open enrollment and open houses will provide additional information and support to apply.  Paper applications will also be available.

Sunday, March 14, 2021 – Application Deadline

Applications must be submitted via ApplyLA by 4:00 pm on March 14 to be included in the 2021-22 lottery. Late applications are automatically added to the waitlist.


Friday, March 19, 2021 at 4:30 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. Enrollment preference will be extended to siblings of enrolled New LA students, children of board members, founders, teachers, and staff.


Our lottery will be held via Zoom and can be accessed via the link below.



Admissions Notification 

Families of all accepted students will receive an automatic notification. You must confirm within two weeks that you intend to enroll your child to secure a spot.


If you submit an application after March 14, 2021 and there are no spaces available, your child’s name will be added to a waitlist. We will admit students from the waitlist after the lottery, as spots become available and in the order in which we received applications. 


March–September 2021: Students Admitted from the Waitlist

Students on the waitlist are notified automatically via the ApplyLA system when a space becomes available.


New Los Angeles Charter 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 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 non-disabled peers. All applicants must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in August 2021.