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Hale Charter Lottery

Hale Charter Academy

Affiliated Charter Lottery

2024-2025 School Year


The Lottery will be held in person and on Zoom on February 9, 2024 at 9:30 am. 


  Where:  Hale Library (In Person) at 9:30 AM

  Where:  Virtual on ZOOM at 9:30 AM 

   Meeting ID: 868 4010 9049



Key Dates:

February 9
Charter Lottery (Over Zoom and in person)
February 29
Lottery results reported to district
March 11
Selection Letters sent to applicants
April 14

Deadline for parents to accept selection placement on the district’s Unified Enrollment website.
March/April TBD

Enrollment packets available for pickup on campus and on online (must be printed out and delivered by hand).


Only on-time applications will be included in the Hale Charter Lottery. 
The on-time window to apply to Hale Charter Academy for the 2024-25school year closed on November 17, 2023. 
You can submit a late application to three different schools on the Hale Campus through the District's Unified Enrollment portal at :

Charter Lottery applications have been Validated not Verified

Applications were Validated by the district for: Address, Birthdate, Grade Level, District ID, Siblings


Enrollment at Hale requires Verification of: Birth Certificate, Proof of Residence, Immunization Record, Grades and Test Scores, Completed enrollment packet


District Order of Priority Admission for New Enrollment

  1. Resident Students of Hale Attendance Area (not part of the lottery)

Based on Operating Capacity, The District allows for a lottery to offer a limited number of seats for the following groups of students:

  1. Non-resident students with a sibling* at Hale residing within LAUSD boundaries
  2. Non-resident students residing within LAUSD boundaries
  3. Non-resident students with a sibling* at Hale, residing outside LAUSD boundaries
  4. Non-resident students residing outside LAUSD boundaries

*Siblings must be in grade 6 or 7 in 2023-24, and continuing at Hale Charter during 2024-25.


Late Applications

Submit a late application beginning February 1st at

Late applicants are not included in the lottery

When lottery lists are completely exhausted, late applications will be considered in the order received.


Enrollment Capacity

Based on District Estimates we have openings for

180 6th grade students in the Charter School

40  7th grade students in the Charter School

20  8th grade openings are to be determined by available seats. 


Lottery Process

We will run separate lotteries for each priority category of student in each grade.

We will use a random sequence generator ( to generate a random number sequence.

This will be overlaid on the roster of applicants, and sorted by number to determine the order of the lottery.

We will post the results of the Lottery on the school website by Unified Enrollment application number.

These results are unofficial, until you receive a selection letter from the district.

Selection letters will be sent to parents by the district in mid-March.

Parents must either Accept or Decline the offer in the selection letter. 

2024-25 Hale Charter  Lottery
(All numbers above 180 will be placed on a waiting list for the 2024-25 6th grade class school year)