How to Enroll

The Palisades Charter Schools Complex provides for the free, nonsectarian, public education of students in Kindergarten through Grade 8. Palisades Charter Schools, as neighborhood schools, give first priority in admission to students who live in its attendance area in the Pacific Palisades community of Los Angeles.


Please complete the enrollment packet if you live within the boundaries of Canyon School.


To check if you are zoned for attendance at Canyon School, please click here.


Parent Tours


Please join us on Monday, November 16th at 10am for a virtual tour of Canyon.


Register for the tour HERE and you will be sent a Zoom link for the meeting.



New Family Orientation

All families new to Canyon are required to attend a mandatory New Family Orientation. It is recommended to bring any caregivers who will also be involved in your child’s schooling. The date of our New Family Orientation will be determined in the fall.


Canyon Lottery Information

The Complex Schools also provide for the education of non-neighborhood students who wish to attend based on the District’s Desegregation or Integration policy. This is done through a lottery process.


LAUSD has a new enrollment process for non-resident students* who wish to attend Affiliated Charter schools.  This includes siblings of currently enrolled students who were admitted through the lottery.  Non-resident applicants who wish to attend an affiliated charter school must complete the Unified Enrollment (UE) application.  Parent/Guardians may apply for more than one Affiliated Charter school online. This can be done by going to



Unified Enrollment Timeline:


October 1, 2020 - Unified Enrollment window for on-time applications opens for the 2021-22 school year.


*If the number of students who wish to attend a Palisades Charter Complex School exceeds the school’s capacity or the capacity of students that can be accommodated at any grade level, then the admission of new students is determined by a public random drawing [Education Code 47605(d)(2)(B)]. The random drawing for determining admission priority shall take into account the admission and enrollment priorities outlined in Canyon's charter.