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New Student Enrollment

In-District Students:

If you already reside within Lawndale, please setup your registration account by clicking the 2022-2023 New Student Registration Button. 

Out-of-District Students:

If you do not reside in Lawndale, please visit our Permits & School Transfers webpage. If you need assistance with the permit process, please give us a call at 310-973-1300 x 50129 for assistance. We are happy to help! 

Educational Benefits Form

This form collects income information from our families that will help our school receive educational funding and resources for our students. The information you share is confidential and will help our school get funds to continue providing the highest quality education for your student. Click here to complete the Educational Benefits Form. For questions, please contact Alice Garcia at 310-973-1300 Ext 50051.

New Students
New Students: Our TK and kindergarten classes are full day. Enrollment for the 23/24 school year will be available beginning February  1, 2022.
The Dual Immersion online applications are available now through February 24, 2023. Learn about the coveted program and the selection process on its dedicated page by clicking here.
Preschool Enrollment
The Lawndale Preschool is a "learn and play" preschool program for ages 3 and 4. Locations include Anderson, Carson, Green, Mitchell, and Twain. Find out if you are eligible under the Department of Education income eligibility guidelines by clicking here.
Returning Students
Returning Students: Snapcodes will be available in the summertime for returning families to update student profiles here.
RAP Enrollment
Realizing Amazing Potential (R.A.P.) is the district's before and after school program that expands and enhances classroom instruction. From coding and robotics to team building and many more activities!
The Lawndale Early Advantage Program (LEAP) is designed for students with special education needs from ages 3-5 with a unique opportunity for typically developing students known as Peer Partners. Click for more information.

Frequently asked questions and answers

To find your "home" school, click here to view school boundary maps

Your student is considered a "new" student for the 2023-24 school year if...

  • They were not enrolled in an LESD school during the 2022-23 school year, OR  
  • They are transitioning from preschool to transitional kinder (TK) or kindergarten

If your student is currently enrolled in an LESD school, visit the Enrollment Info for Returning Students page

If your student is too young to qualify for Transitional Kindergarten, they may qualify for State Preschool or Transitional Kindergarten. See age requirements for all early education programs here. 

The Lawndale Elementary School District enrolls students whose parent or legal guardian resides within school district boundaries (Education Code 48200). Residence verification is a parent responsibility and falsification of information will be grounds for immediate cancellation of enrollment.

To verify residence, two of the following documents must be presented. All documents must show the name and address of the parent or legal guardian residing within the school district (Education Code 48204.1).

  • Utility Bill (must be dated within 60 days).  If you have recently moved you can request a “Verification Letter of Service” from the utility company.
    • Electric  
    • Gas
    • Water
    • Trash
    • Home Phone (landline only)
  • Property tax payment receipts
  • Rental property contract, Lease or Mortgage statement
  • Pay stubs
  • Voter registration
  • Correspondence from a government agency (DMV, IRS, Medi-Cal, WIC, SS, US Postal Service etc.)

If you only provide one of the documents listed above you must complete and sign an Affidavit of residency

You must also submit an Affidavit of Residency if you only have the following proofs with parent or legal guardian’s address within the school district:

  • Driver’s License
  • Bank statement
  • Automobile statement or insurance
  • Cable/Internet
  • Cell phone bill

If the parent or legal guardian is unable to provide any of the above mentioned proofs of residence or have any questions please speak to the Office Manager.  

We welcome all new students. In order to enroll your child, you must have the following documents:

For Transitional Kinder (TK) and Kinder students you will also need:

Please contact your home school directly. Click here to view the directory of schools

23-24 Grade Level Enrollment
Transitional Kinder 09/02/2018 - 04/02/2019
Kinder 09/02/2017 - 09/01/2018
1st Grade 09/02/2016 - 09/01/2017
2nd Grade 09/02/2015 - 09/01/2016
3rd Grade 09/02/2014 - 09/01/2015
4th Grade 09/02/2013 - 09/01/2014
5th Grade 09/02/2012 - 09/01/2013
6th Grade 09/02/2011 - 09/01/2012
7th Grade 09/02/2010 - 09/01/2011
8th Grade 09/02/2009 - 09/01/2010


22-23 Grade Level Enrollment
Transitional Kinder 09/02/2017 - 04/02/2018
Kinder 09/02/2016 - 09/01/2017
1st Grade 09/02/2015 - 09/01/2016
2nd Grade 09/02/2014 - 09/01/2015
3rd Grade 09/02/2013 - 09/01/2014
4th Grade 09/02/2012 - 09/01/2013
5th Grade 09/02/2011 - 09/01/2012
6th Grade 09/02/2010 - 09/01/2011
7th Grade 09/02/2009 - 09/01/2010
8th Grade 09/02/2008 - 09/01/2009