LA's BEST Application

LA’s BEST Program provides an emotionally and physically safe and supervised environment afterschool. We provide engaging and enriching activities to help students explore, discover and thrive.

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Each LA’s BEST student receives a nutritious meal, academic support and the opportunity to participate in a wide array of enrichment activities.
LA's BEST operates when LAUSD schools are open and is operating 5 days a week, Monday – Friday, from when the school bell rings until 6pm.

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Completion of this online application does not guarantee placement in LA’s BEST. 

LA’s BEST operates at certain LAUSD elementary schools.

Before applying for LA’s BEST Summer Program, please review the list here to see which schools are offering the LA’s BEST Summer Program. You may choose any site listed.

It is best to apply as soon as possible. Some LA’s BEST sites will meet capacity so it is best to apply as soon as possible. Guardians can apply for the school year and summer programs at the same time. 

You will hear from LA’s BEST regarding placement into the program. Guardians will be notified if their child is accepted or on a waitlist beginning Monday, May 16, 2022 for the summer program and June 6, 2022 for the school year program.

It is required that participating students utilize the full benefits of our services, by participating 5 days a week, Monday – Friday.

LA’s BEST will follow all LAUSD school guidelines to keep students and staff safe. For more information please click here

For more information about applying online and your child’s experience in the program, click here.

Other Important Information

Only the legal parent/guardian is allowed to complete this application. Applications of children living in the same house must be completed by the child's legal parent/guardian.

You will have the opportunity to fill out this application for multiple children.

LA’s BEST maintains all student and parent/guardian information confidential at all times per LAUSD guidelines.

You will need the following information for all children:

  • Emergency contact information for a minimum of 3 adults over 18 years of age

  • Medical information for your child(ren)

This application process will take you approximately 20 - 30 minutes to complete. If you “refresh” or hit the “back” button while completing the form, your information will be deleted and you will need to start over. If needed, you can go back to a previous section by clicking the section number in the circle at the top of the form.

If you need assistance, please contact the Site Coordinator for the site you are applying to. The email can be found in the list on THIS PAGE.

Before applying, if you would like more information about the program, please CLICK HERE.

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