Apply to Downtown Value School
  1. DowntownLogoFinalDowntown Value School is open to all students eligible to attend, regardless of abilities, disabilities, or where they live. If the number of students applying to Downtown Value School exceeds the number of enrollment slots available, California Charter laws state that a public lottery must be held where students are placed on an enrollment waiting list to determine which students will have the opportunity to attend.

    Applications for Downtown Value School are accepted beginning each July for the following school year. The lottery is held on the second Thursday each February. Spots are not guaranteed, and you do not have to be present for the drawing to be accepted to the school.

    Siblings of students currently enrolled in Downtown Value School and students related to Downtown Value School staff have priority on the waitlist and will be offered a space before other applicants during the lottery.  However, siblings of students currently enrolled who apply after the lottery is held will be placed at the end of the waiting list after non-siblings.

    Before attending Downtown Value School for the first time, a student must be admitted to the school. The admission process includes a parent induction program and a student orientation. A parent's decision to attend in no way impacts the student's admission or enrollment. Click here for common Application FAQs.

    For more detailed admission policies, please refer to the Downtown Value School Charter.

  2. Information about the student

  3. Academic School Year(*)
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  4. Entering Grade(*)
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  5. Legal First Name(*)
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  6. Legal Middle Name
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  7. Legal Last Name(*)
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  8. Other Legal Name (if applicable)
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  9. Student's Date of Birth(*)
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  10. Does this student have sibling(s) currently attending Downtown Value School?
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  11. If so, what is the name of the sibling?
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  12. Contact Information

  13. Parent/Guardian
  14. First Name(*)
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  15. Last Name(*)
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  16. Email (optional)
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  17. Phone 1(*)
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  18. Phone 2 (if any)
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  19. Parent/Guardian
  20. First Name
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  21. Last Name
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  22. Email (optional)
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  23. Phone 1
    Please enter your home phone number: xxx-xxx-xxxx
  24. Phone 2 (if any)
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  25. Mailing Address
  26. Student's Resident Address(*)
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  27. City(*)
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  28. State(*)
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  29. Zip Code(*)
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  30. By submitting this application, you are verifying the information within this form is true and correct.
  31. I am (select one) to the applicant:(*)

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  33. NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: Downtown Value School is committed to providing a learning environment that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment. The school prohibits discrimination and harassment based on individual’s actual or perceived sex, sexual orientations, gender, (including gender identity), ethnic group identification, race ancestry, age or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission or access to school programs and activities. The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission to or participation in school program or activities.
  34. Thank you for applying to Downtown Value School

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Thoughout the remainder of the year, Downtown Value School is supporting all our students and families in our online and offline platforms. For information on meals, classrooms, technology requests, and all academic work, please visit the Downtown Value School Distant Learning Plan. And be sure to visit the Downtown Value Parent Workshop Facebook page.

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I’m writing to update you on our plans for the upcoming school year, which begins August 10 at all of our schools. While we would love to welcome everyone back to school in person, we cannot safely do so yet. As you know from news coverage, the unchecked spread of covid-19 in Los Angeles County has led state and local authorities, including LAUSD, to recommend postponing normal operations. Value Schools agrees. Read the letter from CEO David Doyle.


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