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Enrollment Procedures

The Los Angeles Unified School District offers a wide variety of California Department of Education Child Development and Special Education Programs that provide high quality developmentally appropriate environments addressing the social-emotional, physical, cognitive and language needs of young children.  The program this center offer is full-day general child care and development program for ages 2-5 year old children.  Families must meet state-determined income criteria as well as be eligible for this program.

Enrollment Procedures:  The Los Angeles Unified School District, Early Childhood Education programs receive both state and Federal funds and follow regulations as set forth in Title 5, California Code of Regulations and Title 22, California Child Care licensing requirements.  The regulations regarding enrollments and admission follow:

Eligibility List is maintained at the Early Childhood Education program site.  The term "Eligibility" is used because families are ranked by eligibility factors established for California subsidized child care and education programs.  Families whose children are receiving child protective services or whose children are at risk of being neglected or abuse are admitted first.  Next are families in accordance with family income, with the lowest per income ranking admitted first.  Eligible 4 year old children are admitted before eligible 2 and 3 year old children.

Please contact our office manager Ms. Georgia Valencia at (323) 254-6749 if you have any questions regarding enrollment.

Enrollment Process

The Early Childhood Education program will notify you by phone or mail when they have space available for your child. They will provide you with a checklist of documents needed to complete the certification and enrollment process. On receipt of all the required documentation, an appointment will be scheduled to complete the Confidential Application for Child Development Services and Certification of Eligibility. You will be issued a Notice of Action following the completion of the Confidential Application for Child Development Services and Certification of Eligibility. The Notice of Action will indicate the date of entry into the program, the family fee, if applicable, and the days and hours for preschool services.

Notice of Action is also issued when:

  • Recertification is completed
  • Changes that affect need, fees, eligibility and contract hours occur
  • The family is to be terminated from the program
  • The family fee is delinquent