Resident School Enrollment Information

START HERE - STEP 1 - Verification
To verify that you live within Welby Way Charter Elementary School’s boundaries, please enter your home address into the LAUSD Resident School Identifier
If you reside within Welby Way’s boundaries, your child will have first-admission preferences and you do not need to participate in the lottery. Procedure to the next step, otherwise, check out our CHARTER and MAGNET programs. 
arrow STEP 2 - New Student Pre-Enrollment
Come to Welby Way's office to pick up a paper application OR complete the application ONLINE at LAUSD Unified Enrollment.
STEP 3 - Gather Documentation
Proof of Residence
Please submit one of the following acceptable documents:
  • Utility service contract, bills or payment receipts (Gas, Water, or Electricity)
  • Property taxes, rental or lease agreement, current rental receipt with address of property on receipt
Please note, giving a false address or the address of a friend or relative is illegal and subject to prosecution as a fraud. Giving a false address is also subject to civil penalties or lawsuit (California Family code 6552; California Penal code 118, 12).  Welby Way has an internal system to actively investigate all cases where it has a reason to believe that residency has changed and/or false information has been provided.  Verification will include home visits at random times.  All students with false addresses will be transferred to their home school.
Proof of Age of Minor
Please submit one of the following acceptable documents:
  • Birth certificate
  • Baptismal certificate
  • Passport
  • Court order
  • Health office/vital statistics record of birth certificate date
  • Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) letter verifying birthdate and an explanation of how this was verified
Parent/Guardian/ Educational Rights Holder/ Caregiver ("parent") Identification
Please submit one of the following acceptable documents:
  • Student’s birth certificate or baptismal certificate or Court order establishing the parent/guardian relationship AND
  • Adult’s government-issued photo identification (Driver’s license or DMV identification card)
Proof of Immunization
For your reference, the Parents’ Guide to Immunizations Required for School Entry is available here: Parents' Guide to Immunizations
STEP 4 - Submit Application and Documentation

Once you have gathered these documents, click the "Enroll" button to begin the enrollment process online or bring these documents to Welby Way to continue the process.

In addition to your application, you will also complete BACK TO SCHOOL forms for the 2023-2024 school year.