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We are accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year!

Thank you for your interest in Green Dot Public Schools! Green Dot’s schools are tuition-free, open enrollment, college preparatory public charter schools. If more students apply than spaces are available, students are admitted by lottery in every 6-12th grade in which there are open seats. The lottery is open to the public. Families are welcome to attend but do not need to be present.

2017-2018 Online Lottery Forms (6th or 9th Grade)

The lottery form deadline for the 2017-2018 school year has passed. You may STILL apply to the below schools with available seats in their entry-grade for the upcoming school year.

To  apply for enrollment for a student entering the sixth or ninth grade in the 2017-2018 school year, the parent or legal guardian must fill out the below lottery form. To apply for enrollment for a non-entry grade, please contact the school directly.

Please select the grade and school to which you want to apply:

Lottery forms received after the lottery form deadline will be placed on a waiting list in the order received. Lottery dates differ by campus. To obtain a paper version of the form, please contact each school directly.

Waitlist Forms (6th - 12th Grade)

Green Dot is also accepting waitlist forms for students attending 6th through 12th grade for the current 2016-2017 and upcoming 2017-2018 school years.

To submit a waitlist form for your child at one of our schools, please download the appropriate form below. Parents should contact the school directly to determine if the school currently has a waitlist. Schools may accept students throughout the year and will notify families immediately if a space becomes available.

Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)

Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School: English y Español 

Ánimo Florence-Firestone Charter Middle SchoolEnglish y Español (6th & 7th grades only)

Ánimo James B. Taylor Charter Middle School: English y Español

Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School:  English y Español

Ánimo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School: English y Español

Ánimo Westside Charter Middle School:  English y Español

Henry Clay Learning Complex Campus:  English y Español

  • Ánimo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School
  • Ánimo Western Charter Middle School

High Schools (Grades 9-12)

Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy: English y Español

Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School:  English y Español

Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School:  English y Español

Ánimo Leadership Charter High School:  English y Español

Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School:  English y Español

Ánimo Ralph Bunche Charter High School:  English y Español

Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School:  English y Español

Ánimo Venice Charter High School:  English y Español

Ánimo Watts College Preparatory Academy: English y Español 

Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School:  English y Español

Ánimo College Preparatory Academy:  Please contact the school directly for enrollment information.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a lottery form? 

A lottery form is used to enter your child’s information into the public, random lottery for a specific Green Dot school. Lottery forms are accepted from Monday, October 10, 2016 to Tuesday November 29, 2016. After November 29th at 4PM, the lottery is closed.


What grades do Green Dot schools collect lottery forms for?

Green Dot schools accept lottery forms for ALL grades. Green Dot middle schools serve grades 6-8 and Green Dot high schools serve grades 9-12.


When is the deadline for submitting a lottery form?

All lottery forms must be submitted either at the school or online by 4PM on Tuesday, November 29th. Any lottery forms submitted after 4PM on Tuesday, November 29th will not be included in the lottery.


What happens after I submit a lottery form?

All lottery forms submitted prior to the lottery form deadline, November 29th at 4PM, will be placed in a lottery for that school. If the number of children interested in a specific grade at a Green Dot school exceeds the number of seats available for that grade, names will be drawn through a random, automated lottery process, and families will be notified for their admission status soon afterward.


What happens if I want to enroll after the lottery form deadline?

After the lottery form deadline, November 29th at 4pm, interested families should reach out to the school directly to see if there is space available at the school. If there is space available, the school will admit students on a first-come, first-serve basis.

If the school does not have space available, interested families can complete a waitlist form. Students are added to the waitlist in the order in which the waitlist forms are received after the lottery form deadline.


How long will my child remain on the waiting list? 

The waitlist expires on the last day of open enrollment for the upcoming school year and does not carry over year to year. For the 2016-2017 school year, the waitlist will expire on November 29th at 4PM. If you are currently on a Green Dot school’s waitlist and would like to remain on the waitlist for the 2017-2018 school year, please submit a lottery form by November 29th at 4pm.

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Green Dot Public Schools

1149 S. Hill St., Ste 600
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: (323) 565-1600

Fax: 323-565-1610 | Legal: 323-576-5787


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