How to Apply

The Zoo Magnet is a public magnet program in LAUSD. The on-time Magnet Application window for Fall 2024 admission will be open open October 2, 2023 - November 17, 2023. In order to attend any LAUSD Magnet, parents must apply through the Unified Enrollment Application. 

NOTE: You MUST live within the Los Angeles Unified School District boundaries in order to apply.

Acceptance Criteria

Students are accepted based on a Magnet Priority Points System.  You are assigned points based on matriculation from a magnet middle school, siblings attending the Zoo Magnet, wait lists from previous years,  if your home school is designated as PHBAO, and overcrowding at your home school.  

List of PHBAO and Overcrowded Schools



Magnet Acceptances are sent out mid-March