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See the Magnet Programs page for the date of the Magnet Fair.

For more information about our Magnet schools, please contact Magnet Coordinator Ms. Cohen, by clicking or tapping the envelope icon below.

Contact Kelly Cohen  Kelly Cohen Magnet Coordinator

Magnet Applications


The CHOICES application is used to apply to the Magnet Program. Applications are available at LAUSD schools and Los Angeles Public Libraries, or you can apply online at

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Student Integration Services by the deadline.

Late applicants will be placed on a waiting list, which applies to that particular school year. You must reapply for the following year.

Parents are advised not to put any school on their Magnet application that they don't want their child to attend, because LAUSD may accept your child into any choice you list. If your only choice is Palms, list only Palms on your Magnet application.

For 2020-2021, Palms had about 188 Magnet openings for 6th grade students. The number changes from year to year.

Sample Choices Applications
  • English (late application for 2018-2019)
  • Spanish (late application for 2018-2019)
Dates for 2020-2021 Magnet Applications

December 1, 2020

e-choices late application period re-opens

January 22, 2021

e-choices late application deadline

Dates for 2021-2022 Magnet Applications

October 1, 2020

e-choices application period begins

November 20, 2020 (previously November 13)

e-choices application deadline

December 7, 2020

Confirmation/correct notifications sent

February 1, 2021

e-choices late application period opens

March 2021

Placement and waitlist notifications

April 2021

Accept/decline deadline