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ADMISSIONS

LACHSA  APPLY

ADMISSION
REQUIREMENTS

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts!  Students seeking a chance to be a part of our nationally recognized program should review the general information on this page regarding our audition process. For more detailed information about the admission requirements, please use the links on this page to view the application process for each department.

ADMISSION
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GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Submit a completed online application by early January​​​ (You may submit up to two separate applications for two departments).

Completion of department requirements.

Applicant must be a rising 9th or 10th grade in the upcoming school year.

2.0 GPA or higher for Fall 2023 grading period.

Applicants must be resident of LA Co when they apply and registered in LA Co school when they audition.

Accepting Applications:

Oct 2, 2023 - Jan 12, 2024

In addition to the online application, each art department has specific admission requirements. Use the links on this page to view the  specific department requirements. 

OVERVIEW OF TIMELINE

OCTOBER 2023- JANUARY 2024

Online applications are open

OCTOBER 2023- DECEMBER 2023

Tours, Panels & Seminars; Online & In-Person

FEBRUARY 2024

Auditions and Portfolio Reviews (invite only)

 

MARCH 2024

Decision letters are emailed

OVERVIEW   |  APPLICATION PROCESS

STEP ONE

Fully complete and submit thee online application including the student's grades for the 2023-24 school year by the date listed above.

STEP TWO

Prepare for your audition. Prepare and upload your pre-screen video or portfolio following department guidelines. 

STEP THREE

Come to your audition. Please check the audition requirements and date/s for the department  you are auditioning.

Please read our FAQs below if you have any additional questions. Should you not find your question below, please reach us at lachsa_admissions@lacoe.edu. For department-specific questions, please email the respective arts chair. All information is subject to change. Please visit the site regularly for updates.

Si tienes preguntas acerca de este proceso y se necesita apoyo en español por favor envía un correo electrónico a:

flores_esmeralda@lacoe.edu

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