New Los Angeles Middle School

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New LA is full for the current school year (2018-19). 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.

Want to Enroll a Student?
Interested in learning more about New LA Middle School? Do you want information about how to enroll a student in grade 6, 7, or 8 in the fall of 2019? Come learn about the school and about how to enroll at an Enrollment Open House. Everyone is welcome. No RSVP necessary. Translation always provided. 

Enrollment Calendar
Open Houses
Friday, November 30, 2018 at 8:45 am
Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 3 pm
Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm (application deadline)


Open Houses take place at the school site, located at 1919 S. Burnside Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90016. Applications are available at each Enrollment Open House.


Friday, March 1, 2019 – Application Deadline
Applications must be hand-delivered by 7:00 pm or postmarked by Friday, March 1, 2019 to be included in the 2019-20 lottery. Late applications go to the bottom of the wait list.


Friday, March 8, 2019 at 7:00 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. The lottery is open to the public, and takes place at the school. Enrollment preference will be extended to siblings of enrolled New LA students, children of board members, founders, teachers, and staff.


Friday, March 15, 2019 – Admissions Letters Mailed & Emailed
Admission letters will be mailed and/or emailed to families selected in the lottery. Wait list letters will also be distributed at this time.


Friday, April 5, 2019 – Enrollment Deadline
If enrollment forms are not returned or postmarked by April 5, 2019, admission is forfeited and an admission notice is mailed to the next student on the waitlist. Attendance at an enrollment orientation will be required.


April–September 2019: Students Admitted from the Waitlist
Students on the wait list are notified by if a space becomes available.
Admission to New Los Angeles Charter School (New LA) is open to any resident of the state of California. New LA does not charge tuition and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, gender or disability. Applicants must be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in August 2019.