Other LAUSD Educational Options

  • Click on the links of interest below for more information on other LAUSD educational options.  Please note that these programs do not offer transportation services.


    Open Enrollment -

    Schools with designated open enrollment available seats will accept applications starting the first week of May.

    Click to view more information

    or go to any LAUSD school in May for a list of participating schools, Open Enrollment application and the number of open enrollment seats at each school, or call School Management Services at (213) 241-8044 in May. 


    Schools for Advanced Studies -

    Designed for students identified as gifted, highly gifted, and/or students who demonstrate superior academic achievement with appropriate documentation.   

    Click for more information or contact the Gifted/Talented Programs Office at (213) 241-6500.


    Charter Schools -

    Charter schools are public schools of choice with a rigorous standards-based and standards-aligned curriculum authorized by LAUSD and approved by the State of California.   

    Click for more information or call (213) 241-0399.


    Romero Open Enrollment Act -

    This Act allows parents/guardians whose children attend one of the schools on the Open Enrollment list the option to enroll their child in another LAUSD school or a school outside of the district.    

    Click for more information or call (213)241-3844.


    Zones of Choice -

    Zones of Choice are geographic areas comprised of multiple small school options that offer current students living in an attendance boundary the opportunity to select and rank their high school options. Eligibility is based on home address and enrollment capacity.   

    Click for more information or call (213) 241-5104. 


    Public School Choice -

    The Public School Choice Initiative passed by the Los Angeles Board of Education in 2009, offered a new way of opening newly constructed schools and turning around chronically under performing schools. 

    Click for more information or call (213) 241 - 8700.