Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for Early Childhood 2021-2022 Opens April 22, 2021

Click here to see the most current Early Childhood Seat Availability Report


Open Enrollment is the late enrollment process for Early Childhood families (6 weeks – 4 years old) who are new to the city, new to public schools, or wish to transfer to a new school for this school year. 

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

Follow the steps below to verify your eligibility, and then manage your child’s waitlists for Early Childhood programs.

  1. Check your verification status
  2. Verify your eligibility (or skip to step 3)
  3. Manage your waitlists once you are verified
  4. Review Seat Availability

Step 1: Check your verification status in the OneApp portal

  • Log-in to your parent portal account, oneapp.force.com
  • Click Early Childhood Infant – PK4
  • Check your verification status

Step 2: If your child is NOT VERIFIED begin the verification process (if you’re verified please skip to Step 3)

  • Log-in to oneapp.force.com
  • Click Early Childhood Infant – PK4
  • Click “Check Eligibility” next to your child’s name
  • Complete the eligibility check with the most accurate information.
  • Once you have completed this step, you will receive an email within 72 hours that will include next steps. You should begin gathering the documents below which may be needed:
    • Parent/Guardian Photo ID
    • Birth Certificate
    • Proof of Residency
    • Proof of Income
    • See detailed list of acceptable documents here  (en espanol)
  • If you are determined eligible, you will be directed to your parent portal account to manage your waitlists, if we are unable to determine your eligibility we will contact you with next steps.

Step 3: If your child is verified and eligible, manage your waitlists

You are now ready to manage your early childhood waitlists in OneApp.force.com.

  • My child is NOT assigned to a school
    • You can add yourself to/be active on a total of THREE waitlists for programs in which  you are eligible. Please note that if you change your waitlist choices, you will lose your previous waitlist position. You will be contacted if a seat becomes available.
  • My child is already assigned to a school
    • You can add yourself to be active on ONE waitlist. Please note that if you change your waitlist choice, you will lose your previous waitlist position. You will be contacted if a seat becomes available.
  • If you need help with managing your waitlist: Here’s how to manage your waitlists
  • Review seat availability for programs you can add yourself to farther down the page

Starting April 9, 2021 parents/guardians will not be able to manage the 2020-2021 waitlist through the OneApp portal. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist for the 2020-2021 school year, email onapp@nolapublicschools.com for assistance.

* As of March 11, 2021 Early Childhood Non-Head Start Programs (La4, NSECD) waitlist offers for the current year are closed unless the student on the waitlist is identified as homeless or in foster care.*

**Families who wish to continue to apply for Early Head Start and Head Start programs can continue to do so until the end of the 2020-2021 school year. End of the school year dates vary by Head Start center.**

 


REVIEW EARLY CHILDHOOD SEAT AVAILABILITY

  • Click here to see the most current Early Childhood Seat Availability Report
  • Use the filters to view programs for your child’s age
  • This report is intended as a guide and does not guarantee current availability
  • See below for the definition of waitlist length:
    • Short Waitlist/Projected Availability
      • 0-10 students on the waitlist
    • Moderate Waitlist
      • 11 – 25 students on the waitlist
    • Long Waitlist
      • 26 or more students on the waitlists