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2021-22 School Year Enrollment Updates

The following section will be updated with information regarding enrollment for the 2021-22 school year. Please also refer to the information below for additional details.​


  • Enrollment for students who live within our attendance area (residents) begins Monday, March 1. Please follow the procedures outlined HERE

  • Please continue to submit 2021-22 intra-district permits applications electronically to Daniel.kim@lausd.net. Please follow the procedures described in the 1.20.20 update and the intra-district permit section further below. 


  • Due to Superintedent Beutner's safer at home order, our main office is closed. Beginning 2/1/21, families who wish to submit an intra-district permit for the 2021-22 school year, should email it to Daniel.Kim@lausd.net. In the subject line of the e-mail, please write the following:

       3rd Street Elementary Intra Permit Application - STUDENT LAST NAME, STUDENT FIRST NAME - GRADE ENTERING IN 2021-22


       Should you be unable to obtain the release signature of your home school's administrator, please note it in the email. The                         application will still be considered complete, however, do note that the signature must eventually be obtained should your child be         admitted. 

  • A separate enrollment window for siblings of students currently attending 3rd Street has been created. That window will open on February 1, 2021. Current families will receive details via e-mail.

  • The enrollment window for residents has been moved up to March 1, 2021. The permit acceptance notification window has also been moved up to March 15. Additional details on how to enroll for the 2021 school year will be made available on this page on 2/26/21. 


Students wishing to attend 3rd Street Elementary are required to live within 3rd Street’s attendance area. To determine if you live in our attendance area, please go to LAUSD’s School Finder to check your address. The administration diligently verifies the address information of all incoming and currently enrolled students. Students with falsified addresses will immediately be transferred to their home school.

If 3rd Street Elementary is your home school (school of residence) and you are seeking to enroll your child for the current 2020-21 school year, please follow the same enrollment procedures listed above in the 2.26.20 update.


If 3rd Street Elementary is not your home school, please see below for enrollment information for non-resident students. We are currently not offering any additional permits for the 2020/2021 school year. 

For enrollment information about our SAS, Korean Dual Language, and Grade 3-5 Gifted Magnet, please see each program's respective page under the About menu at the top.

ETK / TK / K Age Requirements 

Expanded Transitional Kindergarten - child must turn 5 between Dec 3, 2021 and June 30, 2022

Transitional Kindergarten – child must be 5 years old between Sept 2, 2021 - Dec 2, 2021

Kindergarten - child must be 5 years old on or before Sept 1, 2021

Enrollment Requirements
1. Proof of Residence
  • Utility service contract, bills or payment receipts (Gas, Water, or Electricity)

  • Property taxes, rental or lease agreement, current rental receipt with address of property on receipt

  • Official government mail (CalWORKS, Social Security, Medi-Cal)

  • Current pay stub

  • Voter registration

LAUSD does not accept telephone bills or driver’s licenses as proof of residence. Any documentation offered as proof of residence must show the name of the parent/legal guardian, a current date and the residence address. (Resource: LAUSD’s Attendance Manual Policy & Procedures… [March 2013Version 3.0], Appendix D-1a).

2. Proof of Age of Minor
  • Birth certificate

  • Baptismal certificate

  • Passport

  • Court order

  • Health office/vital statistics record of birth certificate date

  • Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) letter verifying birthdate and an explanation of how this was verified

3. Parent/Guardian/Educational Rights Holder/Caregiver Identification
  • Student’s birth certificate or baptismal certificate or Court order establishing the parent guardian relationship AND

  • Adult’s government-issued photo identification (Driver’s license or DMV identification card)

4. Proof of Immunization

If available/applicable, please also provide copies of any of the following:

  1. Transcripts or recent grade reports

  2. Copy of most recent Individual Educational Plan (IEP) or SEction 504 Plan

  3. Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) 1399 Form or minute order

  4. Court Orders regarding: custody (legal or physical), educational rights, restricted contact with the student

Enrollment Information for Non-Resident Students (PERMITS)

Students who live outside of our area of residence may apply for a permit. There are two types of permits: intra-district and inter-district.

Intra-district Permit Transfers (school-to-school transfers within LAUSD)

3rd Street Elementary School is in the Los Angeles Unified School District. If you live within LAUSD but 3rd Street is NOT your home school, you need to complete an intra-district permit application and submit any additional proof as outlined here. The intra-district permit may also be obtained from 3rd Street or your home school. Please note that the intra-district permit application requires that you first obtain your resident school principal’s signature followed by one from 3rd Street’s Principal Kim.

Permits are granted for the categories below:

  • Child Care (Provider resides within 3rd Street school boundaries. Childcare affidavit form)

  • Parent Employment (One parent/guardian is employed within the 3rd Street school boundaries)

  • Specialized Program - Expanded Transitional/ Transitional Kindergarten (ETK/TK students whose resident school does not offer an ETK/TK program)

  • Sibling (K-5 students who have a sibling already attending 3rd Street school)

  • Exception - School discretion due to extenuating circumstances

Inter-district Permit Requests (permitting in from another district outside LAUSD)

3rd Street Elementary School is in the Los Angeles Unified School District. If you live outside LAUSD boundaries, you will need to complete an inter-district permit application and submit it online. Questions about Inter-District Permits? Call their department directly at (213) 202-7581.

Requests for 2021-22 permits may be submitted to the main office after February 1, 2020. Permits for the 2020-21 year are currently on hold.  Acceptance notifications for all permits will go out beginning in March.

Please note that permit applications are not automatically granted and are dependent upon space availability and other factors.
Tours and Key Dates

Virtual Prospective Parent Information Sessions will be held on:


Tuesday, 10/27 at 9 AM and 7 PM

Tuesday, 11/5 at 9 AM and 7 PM

Tuesday, 11/10 at 7 PM

Wednesday, 12/2 at 7 PM

Thursday, 1/21 at 7 PM


Click here to register. Once registered, a Zoom meeting link and password will be e-mailed the evening before the meeting.  Additional dates may be added in the new calendar year.

  • Thursday, October 1: Early registration window for Korean Dual Language Program, SAS, and Gifted Magnet Center (grades 3-5) opens at eChoices.lausd.net.

  • Beginning February 1, 2021: Intra-District Permit application window for 2020-21 opens.

  • Monday, March 1, 2021: Enrollment for resident families begins (all grades).

  • Monday, March 15, 2021: Permit acceptance notification window for all categories opens. Decisions and notifications are issued on a rolling basis up till September 24, 2021.