Late Enrollment

K-12 Late Enrollment will be virtual in 2020.

Late Enrollment is for K-12 families who are new to the city, new to public schools, or wish to transfer to a new school for the 2020-21 school year. The Late Enrollment process will be virtual this summer.

  • If you wish to enroll your K-12 student, click here.
  • If you wish to enroll your early childhood student, click here.


Steps to participate in K-12 Late Enrollment

Step One: Review Availability and Sign up for Late Enrollment

Step Two: Wait to be contacted by the district

  • NOLA Public Schools staff reach out to you by phone to discuss placement options.
  • If you list schools for your children that are available, you may be notified by email that the placement is complete.
  • Expect a call or email update within 3-5 business days of your submission.

Required Documents

  • The following documents may be required:
    • Parent/Guardian Photo ID
    • Child’s Birth Certificate
    • Last report card/proof of grade
    • One Proof of Residency
      • Utility bill – Electricity, cable/internet, sewerage/water bill, landline telephone
      • Mortgage/Lease agreement
      • Government Document (HANO, Section 8, Homestead Exemption, etc.)
  • What if I don’t have proof of residency documents in my name?
    • You will need to provide a signed letter from the person you and your child(ren) are living with, along with their proof of residency and a copy of their photo ID

Q & A

  • What if I have problems accessing or using the Late Enrollment Form?
    • With access issues, call (877) 343-4773 or email and a representative will support you in collecting your documents so you can participate in Late Enrollment along with other families.
    • If you have trouble with the form, call (877) 343-4773 or email and a representative will support you.
  • What if my phone number changes after submitting the form?
    • Contact to let them know your contact information has changed. We’ll update your record.
  • What if I miss the call I receive?
    • If you miss our call, don’t worry.  We’ll try you back later the same day, or the following day.  We’ll attempt to reach you 5 times.
  • What if I’m not the custodial parent?
    • A non-custodial parent affidavit will be requested.
  • What order will calls be made?
    • Families who submit in the first wave, between June 15th and June 22nd will be contacted in a randomized order to preserve fairness. Families who submitted after June 22 will be contacted in the second wave. Dates for the second wave will be determined as soon as possible.