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Non-Resident Permit Information

Mar Vista School for Advanced Studies Elementary School

PERMIT INFORMATION FOR 2021-22

Permits are offered to students who would like to attend Mar Vista School, but do not reside within our school boundaries. Acceptance on any permit is based on space availability and meeting eligibility requirements of the permit.  Falsification of information will result in the applicant’s immediate removal from the school site.

CHILDCARE (CC) PERMIT:

  • The CC permit is intended for students who need childcare and have a childcare provider or program residing within Mar Vista school boundaries (e.g., STAR Childcare Program).  

  • To be eligible, parents must work at least 28 hours per week or go to school full-time.  

  • If interested, please complete a Childcare Permit Interest Form available starting in February.

  • The Childcare Permit Interest Form is due April 15 to be in the lottery for the waitlist.

  • The lottery is held on April 16 at 9:00am in the school cafeteria (attendance not required).

  • For applications received after the lottery, names will be added to the waitlist as received by the school.  

  • Families will be notified of openings starting in June and continuing into August as space permits. 

  • Upon acceptance, the CC application and supporting documents must be submitted to the school to enroll.  

SCHOOL FOR ADVANCED STUDIES (SAS) PERMIT:

  • The SAS permit is intended for K-5th grade students who are identified gifted by LAUSD or demonstrate the ability or strong potential to work above grade level in academic subjects.  Applicants must meet eligibility criteria set by the District. TK students are not eligible for the SAS permit.  

  • To apply for an SAS permit, go to LAUSD Unified Enrollment

  • For Kindergarten applicants:

    • Students must be age 5 by Sep 1. 

    • A Verification of Eligibility must be submitted to the District by the director of the preschool by the deadline.  Download the Verification of Eligibility (SAS Kindergarten) form. 

    • Students not in preschool will need to contact the GATE office at 213-241-8361 for verification.  

  • For students who currently attend a private school, independent charter, or a non-LAUSD school, a Verification of Eligibility must be submitted to the District by your child’s school of attendance by the deadline. Download the Verification of Eligibility for Gifted Magnet Programs and Schools for Advanced Studies (Grades 1-12) form.

  • For students who currently attend an LAUSD school including TK, eligibility verification will be completed by the LAUSD school of attendance.  No form needs to be submitted.

  • For LATE APPLICANTS (application submitted on or after Feb. 1st), the eligibility verification will be completed by Mar Vista School staff (if and when your child is called from the late waitlist).  

  • Schools are not permitted to give out waitlist numbers to parents.

  • For more information and resources, go to the LAUSD GATE/SAS website

  • Families will be called from the waitlist starting in May and continuing into August as space permits.  

CHOICES BROCHURE AND TIMELINE: 

Oct 1 - Nov 13, 2020 CHOICES Unified Enrollment opens

Nov 20, 2020 Application due by 5:00pm

Dec 14, 2020 Confirmation or Correction letter sent out by District

Feb 1, 2021 Late Application opens on Unified Enrollment

Feb 8, 2021 SAS Eligibility or ineligibility email sent by District

Mar 15, 2021 Selection or Waitlist email sent by District

Apr 9, 2021 Deadline to accept or decline placement

 

APPLICANTS INTERESTED IN TK:

  • Students entering TK must turn 5 years old between Sep 2 – Dec 2 (no exceptions).

  • Please submit a TK Permit Interest Form (available in Feb)

  • Acceptance to TK is for one year based on space availability.  Acceptance notification takes place July-August.

APPLICANTS WHO CURRENTLY HAVE A SIBLING ATTENDING MAR VISTA SCHOOL:

  • Be sure to apply for the appropriate CC or SAS permit by the posted deadline.  

  • To help us plan for siblings, complete the Non-Resident Sibling Permit Interest Form and submit it to the office.  

  • The principal will contact sibling families about permit enrollment in May.  

PERMIT INTEREST FORMS

  • Childcare Interest Form
    2021-22 Available in
    February
  • TK Interest Form 2021-22 Available in February
  • Sibling Non-Resident Form 2021-22 Available in February