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 early childhood student, click here.


Click here to learn more about what schools may have seats available during Late Enrollment.

IMPORTANT: This report is updated a few times a day, but is not a guarantee of availability. The information here is subject to change.


Parents, please follow the steps below to participate in Late Enrollment for K-12.

Step One:


Step Two:

  • NOLA Public Schools staff will begin making placements on June 24, 2020 via phone call, you may not receive a call that day, but we will contact you.
  • We will contact all families who submitted the form before the deadline as quickly as possible.

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.