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  • Enrollment Procedures and Resources

    In accordance with district policy, all schools shall establish procedures to enroll students. Please follow the strategies below to establish the enrollment process for your school. 

    • Student Enrollment and Annually Disseminated Forms
    • All schools must designate personnel to manage receipt and review of enrollment materials submitted by parents/guardians via the district student enrollment online portal (https://enroll.lausd.net/).

      • Due to security concerns regarding the electronic transfer of pupil records, schools should not accept nor request completed student enrollment documents from parents/caregivers by email.  Emailing of these records is acceptable only within the District, between LAUSD personnel using district email accounts.


  • Questions with implementing the enrollment procedures, contact your Local District Pupil Services and Attendance Field Coordinator.
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Local District  PSA Field Administrator Email
Central Rudy Gomez rxg6404@lausd.net
East Graciela Ortiz gxo9333@lausd.net
Northeast  Patricia Jimenez  patricia.x.jimenez@lausd.net
Northwest  Dionne Ash  dionne.ash@lausd.net
South Carolina Laureano  cfi3879@lausd.net
West  Necko Ginyard-Taylor necko.ginyard-taylor@lausd.net

Questions regarding enrollment and school of origin rights for students in foster care, experiencing homelessness and/or involved in the juvenile justice system, contact your Local District Student Support Administrator.

Local District  Student Support Programs Administrator Email
Central Traci Williams, Coordinator traci.williams@lausd.net
Central Sandra Lopez, Specialist sel6736@lausd.net
East Elizabeth Guzman, Coordinator exg9516@lausd.net
South Kristal Green , Coordinator kristal.green@lausd.net
South Maxine Salcido, Specialist maxine.salcido@lausd.net
West Tamara Robinson, Coordinator tamara.robinson@lausd.net
West Rene Bell-Harbour, Specialist  rene.bell@lausd.net
Northeast Sylvia Corral, Coordinator scorra2@lausd.net
Northeast Dr. Jennifer Rios-Zambrano, Specialist j.rios-zambrano@lausd.net
Northwest Nicole Mitchell nkm2268@lausd.net

 Questions regarding immunizations procedures, contact your Local District Nursing Administrator.

Local District  District Nursing Administrator Email
Nursing Services

Sosse Bedrossian, Director

Nursing Services

Donna Horowitz, Administrative Coordinator

Special Education

Deborah Markus, Coordinator

Special Programs

Sylvia Fischer, Specialist


Claire Reid, Specialist

Pilar Llanes, Specialist



East Grace Guillen, Coordinator
Northeast  Cheryl Davison, Coordinator cad0840@lausd.net
Northwest  Eileen Mitchell, Coordinator eileen.mitchell@lausd.net
South Allison Barancho, Coordinator allison.barancho@lausd.net
West Andrea Coleman, Coordinator  andrea.coleman@lausd.net
  • All school sites should publicize the district’s student’s online enrollment application portal (https://enroll.lausd.net) link on their school’s website.
  • This system is only for enrollment in the school of residence for grades TK-12th grade.
  • The portal allows parents/guardians to submit enrollment documents and required information to their school of residence electronically. 
  • Job aids for parent navigation are available in English and Spanish in the Student Online Enrollment Portal Materials folder located here.

  • Pre-Enrollment Job aids

  • MiSiS: Enrolling Students from Student Online Pre-Enrollment Portal

  • The portal is the only secure method for parents/guardians to submit enrollment documents electronically (https://enroll.lausd.net).  Due to legal requirements and security concerns related to pupil records, schools should not accept nor request from parents/caregivers completed student enrollment documents by email.  Emailing of these records is acceptable only within the District, between LAUSD personnel using district email accounts.

In addition to the student online enrollment application portal, schools must offer parents/guardians non-electronic alternatives to accessing the enrollment packets such as:

  • Pick up paper copies of enrollment packets.
  • Posting enrollment packets on the school’s website.
  • Emailing and/or US Mailing enrollment packets upon request.

Note: Enrollment forms can only be collected in person, by mail, or through the pre-enrollment portal/parent portal.

Repro Unit /mailing enrollment packets directly to household and/or schools:

  • School designees can log in to mailme.lausd.net utilizing LAUSD SSO and Click on Enrollment Package to request the mailing of enrollment packets to individual households or to multiple households.
  • Schools with large number of household mailing requests may upload their request using the csv file format. The csv template and the job aid to navigate the website can be accessed here.
  • Packets completed by parents may be returned with a self-addressed stamped envelope to the school via school mail. Self-addressed option is included via the https://mailme.lausd.net.
  • Child Welfare and Attendance Procedures and Resources

School Attendance and Enrollment Resources

Access Code: D4GT-DTTH-59Z3V
Attendance and Enrollment Resources

Elementary and Secondary Reason Codes 

Elementary Absent Note Template

Secondary Absent Note Template


Additional Resources

MyPLN Training:

Pupil Services and Attendance Essential Tips to Support Policy and Compliance, Best Practices to Eliminate Audit Findings



Essential Tips to Support Policy and Compliance, Best Practices to Eliminate Audit Findings 


For additional resources to support documentation practices for attendance, enrollment and withdrawals, click here


REF-6554.5 2022-2023 Opening Day Procedures: Supplemental Guide and Updates 

REF-5464.8 Notification of Truancy (NOT)

REF-5259.2 New Student Enrollment Form

BUL-6503.1 Student Emergency Information Form

BUL-116300 Update to Students' Race_Ethnicity_Cultural Heritage

Notification of Truancy Letters

California Education Code (E.C.) section 48200 states that each person between the ages of 6 and 18 years shall attend school for the full length of the school day.  E.C. section 48260 defines truancy as absence from school without a valid excuse; three full days in one school year, or tardy or absent for more than any 30-minute period during the school day without a valid excuse on three occasions in one school year, or any combination thereof.  E.C. section 48260 also mandates that school districts notify a pupil’s parent/legal guardian upon a pupil’s initial classification as a truant.  To comply with state law, LAUSD has automated the mandatory Initial Notification of Truancy (1st NOT) and schools are responsible to manually generate the 2nd and 3rd NOT letters.  Reference Guide 5464 Initial Notification of Truancy (1st NOT) Central Automation and School Generated (2nd and 3rd NOT) Procedures is now available.

Initial Notification of Truancy Letter Central Automation

The first central automation of the Initial Notification of Truancy (NOT) Letters for the 2022-2023 school year was scheduled for September 20, 2022 for the 7/1/21- 9/16/22 evaluation period.

To ensure the correct identification of students as truant, schools must update attendance records for all excused absences, tardies, and/or leave earlies. Refer to REF-5464, School Site Quick Reference Sheet (Attachment A), to view the Initial Notification of Truancy Process Timeline, which includes the evaluation periods and central office mailing dates. Schools may utilize the MiSiS Uncleared Absences Report and the MiSiS Unresolved Absences Screen to clear absences and help identify students who may qualify for truancy classification. For additional information visit the MiSiS Resources and Job Aids website.

Copies of the letters are no longer mailed to schools. An electronic copy is maintained in the student’s MiSiS profile under the Letters tab> Attendance Notifications section. When a notification of truancy letter is undeliverable and is returned, the LAUSD mail unit will reroute it to the school where the truancies occurred. It is the responsibility of the school to follow up on the reason the letter was undeliverable and update MiSiS student address information if needed.

District policy requires that all absences, tardies, and leave earlies be cleared within 10 school days. If school staff have made and documented reasonable efforts to obtain an explanation for an absence from the parent/legal guardian, educational rights holder, students 18-years or older and no explanation is received after 10 days of due diligence, school staff may update uncleared absences with absence reason code 0 No Note, after the tenth school day following the UC absence.

Second and Third Truancy Notifications
Schools must use the manually identify students for truancy letters 2 and 3 by using the MiSiS Student Truancy Report Screen located under the Admin Tab.

Major changes to the reference guide include:
In compliance with SB-14 Pupil health: school employee and pupil training: excused absences: youth mental and behavioral health existing attendance reason code 1 Excusable Absences, an absence for the benefit of the pupil’s mental or behavioral health has been added.

In compliance with AB-516 Pupil attendance: excused absences: cultural ceremonies or events existing attendance reason code 5 Administrator Approval - Justifiable Personal Reasons, observance of religious or cultural holiday, ceremony, or secular historical remembrance, now includes the following description: cultural in relation to the habits, practices, beliefs, and traditions of a certain group of people. 

Note, these two changes become effective January 1, 2022, but can be excused before that date pursuant to District policy.

The 2022-2023 school year Notification of Truancy Timeline has been updated.
The evaluation periods have been shortened and now include two evaluations per month, each mid-month evaluation is 10 instructional days after the previous full month evaluation period. The central automated, Initial Notification of Truancy (1st NOT) will be generated and mailed for each of the evaluation periods. For exact dates please refer to the 2022-2023 Initial Notification of Truancy Process Timeline in the School Site Quick Reference Sheet (Attachment A).

Schools will no longer have to submit the Request for Removal of Initial Notification (NOT) from Student Records form to request the removal of the initial notification of truancy from the student’s record. This process will be generated centrally through a MiSiS data cleanup. Corrections made to a student’s attendance record during the school year that lead to a student no longer qualifying as truant will have the truancy letter removed from their record. The data cleanup will occur in the month of January of the following school year and will remove the Notification of Truancy letters from the student’s record for the previous school year.  

Schools will be accountable for generating truancy letter 2 and 3. The Certify data rules ATT 010-0700- Students who qualify for truancy letter 2 for the current school year but do not have one recorded on their MiSiS profile and ATT 010-0800- Students who qualify for truancy letter 3 for the current school year but do not have one recorded on their MiSiS profile, are tools that notify schools of the students that qualify to receive the 2nd and 3rd letter but have not had a letter generated by the school through the Student Truancy Report screen.

Tentative 2022-2023 Initial Notification of Truancy Process Timeline 
NOT Process Timeline

Tools for Schools


School Attendance Review Board (SARB) is a state sanctioned process, created by Legislation in California in 1975.  SARB became operative in 1976 to assist students with attendance and behavior problems.


  • SARB is a community-based effort to bring together multiple resources to assist families with attendance, truancy and behavior issues so that students will stay in school, attend school regularly and graduate  
  • Education Code (EC) Section 48320 was created to enhance the enforcement of compulsory education laws and to divert students with school attendance or behavior problems from the juvenile justice system until all available resources have been exhausted.  
Program Services
  • Each Local District (LD) in LAUSD organizes SARB panels that address cases originating from LAUSD schools in their area.
  • The SARB panel members represent agencies such as school and District level support staff, the District/City Attorney, law enforcement personnel, the Los Angeles County Department of Probation, Children and Family Services (DCFS), Public Social Services (DPSS) and Mental Health. Health care, community counseling agencies, and parents combine their expertise and resources to assist students and families as stated in E.C 48321.
  • The panel works collaboratively to assess the problem and recommend alternative solutions to alleviate circumstances that contribute to specific truancy, attendance, and/or behavior problems.  
  • If the family does not comply with the recommendations and the student/s continue to have problems with attendance, the case may be referred to the office of the City or District Attorney, and ultimately to court.


To access the School Attendance Review Board (SARB) intervention Guide for Schools, click here.

SARB Brochure
 School Attendance Review Board - brochure
SARB Brochure - English  SARB Brochure - Spanish


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