Sotomayor Arts and Sciences is a full magnet school and all students wishing to enroll in our school must apply through the Choices application. The late application window is now open through September 11, 2020. 

We are currently accepting ALL students in grades 6-12

Choices brochures/applications will be available in all LAUSD schools, Educational Service centers , LAUSD Headquarters, Parent Community Services Branch,  and Los Angeles City Libraries. If you have any questions regarding the Choices process, please call: (877)462-4798 or (213) 241-4177

You can apply to Sotomayor online!


The online application process has many advantages:

- Confirm receipt of your application

- View application information

- Print parent notification letters such as acceptance/waiting list


Parents whose children are currently enrolled in LAUSD schools can sign up now for an online account at:

You will use your online access account to sign-in to the CHOICES online application starting Tuesday, October 1.


Parents of pre-kindergarten, charter schools, and private school residents of LAUSD will also be able to apply online starting October 1.


All parents are encouraged to submit an online application between October 1 and November 15, 2019.

Tours of our program and  campus are available on request.  You can call and schedule with our community representative, Beny Merlos, (323)-276-5425

For more information about the Magnet Program please contact:   Mr. Rigoberto Pantaleon, Magnet Coordinator at  or 323-276-5416

If you are experiencing account or password issues please contact the Parent and Community Services Hotline at (213) 481-3300