Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for Early Childhood 2021-2022

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.
  • If you wish to see a list of PreK programs new to NOLA-PS, 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

NEW PREK PROGRAMS TO NOLA-PS

These programs have been added during the 2021-2022 school year.

School NameAddressPhoneGrade Span Current SY
Children's Palace: NOEEN5615 Read Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70127 United States(504) 245-2752INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Open Minds Open Hearts: NOEEN2001 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116 United States(504) 945-1806INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Cuddly Bear: NOEEN3600 General Meyer Ave, New Orleans, LA 70114(504) 364-0423INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
The Preschool Learning Center: NOEEN6054 Hayne Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70126 United States(504) 246-7995INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Wilcox Academy Central City: NOEEN2001 Simon Bolivar Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113 United States(504) 948-1827INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
ReNEW Early Childhood Center: NOEEN3649 Laurel St, New Orleans, LA 70115 United States(504) 762-1343INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Wilcox's Academy: NOEEN1678 N Broad St, New Orleans, LA 70119 United States(504) 948-1872INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Wilcox Academy of Early Learning Too: NOEEN2500 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA 70125 United States(504) 267-7924INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Shiloh Gardens: NOEEN1629 Simon Bolivar Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113(504) 309-6621INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
McMillian's First Steps CDC: NOEEN2601 S. Claiborne Ave, New Orleans, LA 70125(504) 822-1266INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Kids of Excellence 2 on Higgins: NOEEN3301 Higgins Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70126 United States(504) 325-5623INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Sentino Early Academy Too: NOEEN10080 Morrison Rd, New Orleans, LA 70127 United States(504) 241-3909INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
John Hoffman: NOEEN2622 S Prieur St, New Orleans, LA 70125 USA(504) 335-0444INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Royal Castle: NOEEN3800 Eagle St, New Orleans, LA 70118 United States(504) 488-1045INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Toddler's University: NOEEN4121 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117(504) 302-2695INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Kids of Excellence Academy Franklin Ave: NOEEN1415 Franklin Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117(504) 947-5437INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Clara's Little Lambs Preschool Academy #4: NOEEN1871 Farragut Street, New Orleans, LA 70114(504) 362-7710
Kid's Kingdom Academy: NOEEN2903 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119(504) 373-5038INF; 1 YR; 2 YR
Toddler's University: B3(504) 302-2695INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Kids of Excellence Academy Franklin Ave: B3(504) 947-5437INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
It Takes A Village: B3(504) 309-0316INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Little Scholars Academy: B3(504) 948-8988INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Shiloh Gardens: B3(504) 309-6621INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Children's Palace: B3(504) 827-1444INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Creative Kidz East: B3(504) 241-0060INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Toddler's University 2: B3(504) 381-4686INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
McMillian's First Steps CDC: B3(504) 822-1266INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Clara's Little Lambs at Federal City: B3(504) 354-8470INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Open Minds Open Hearts: B32001 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70116(504) 945-1806INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Trinity Learning Academy: B3(504) 363-2100INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
John Hoffman Early Learning Center: B3(504) 335-0444INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Kid's Kingdom Academy and Daycare: B3(504) 373-5038INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
The Preschool Learning Center: B3(504) 246-7995INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Wilcox Academy Central City: B3(504) 354-2015INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Sentino Early Childhood Academy Too and SEA 3 Academy: B310080 Morrison Rd, New Orleans, LA 70127(504) 241-3909INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Cuddly Bear: B3(504) 364-0423INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Dryades YMCA Day Care: B3(504) 522-8811INF; 1 YR; 2 YR; PK3
Open Minds Academy: NOEEN7016 Read Lane, New Orleans, LA 70127INF; 1 YR; 2 YR