LATE APPLICATION WINDOW - Opens February 1, 2021
Lottery Preferences and Procedures
In conducting its admissions lottery, Justice St. Academy Charter shall provide the following admission preferences, in the stated order of priority:
- Siblings - Prospective students who (a) are siblings of students enrolled in grades TK - 4th at Justice St. Academy Charter at the time of the lottery and (b) reside within LAUSD boundaries, but not within the attendance boundaries of Justice St. Academy Charter, shall have second admission preference.
- Other LAUSD Students - All other prospective students who reside within LAUSD boundaries, but not within the attendance boundaries of Justice St. AcademyCharter, shall have third admission preference.
- Siblings - Prospective students who (a) are siblings of students enrolled in grades TK - 4th at Justice St. Academy Charter at the time of the lottery and (b) reside in the State of California but not within LAUSD boundaries, shall have fourth admissions preference.
Students who participate in the lottery but are not selected for admission during the lottery shall be placed on a waitlist in the same priority order as above. As seats become available, Justice St. Academy Charter shall fill the seats from the waitlist. This waitlist shall be effective until the end of the programmatic year to which it pertains.
During the month of February, after receiving the list of interested applicants from Unified Enrollment, Justice St. Academy Charter Elementary will conduct its public random drawing (lottery) for non-resident boundary students only, if applicable.
Justice St. Academy Charter will hold its lottery in the auditorium, February 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Any interested party or member of the public may attend, but attendance is not required to participate in the lottery.
Parents of applicants being offered admission through the lottery will be notified in writing by email or mail, depending on the method of application submission within one month following the lottery, and will be provided three weeks to accept the offered seat.
Parents of student applicants who are placed on the waitlist resulting from the lottery may call or visit the school to find out their child’s priority number on the waitlist. Parents of student applicants on the waitlist who are offered admission at any time subsequent to the lottery will receive notification by telephone call and will have to contact the parent/guardian a minimum of three times to accept the offered seat.
Non-resident boundary students who apply for admission after the On-Time application window will be added to the bottom of the waitlist in the order in which their applications are received. Choices Late Applications are processed on a first come, first-served basis beginning February 1, 2021 through norm day of the following school year. Justice St. Academy Charter will contact waitlisted and late applicants.