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New Students

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy is a nationally recognized network of public charter schools educating students from Transitional Kindergarten through 12th grade. Our schools are free to attend and open to all. Put your child on the path to college and career success and apply to enroll today.  




Why Families Choose Us

We Offer: 
•    A safe and supportive environment where students can learn and thrive 
•    A bilingual program option with an emphasis on social justice  
•    After-school activities for kids to explore their interests and discover their talents, including

     STEM, music, art, and dance instruction 
•    Strong sense of community with parents and families as our partners 
•    A rich and engaging curriculum that prepares students for college and career success 


Fast Facts

  • Our core model is to offer a college-ready curriculum enriched with wraparound supportive services.
  • CNCA students are supported and prepared for success in college and life.
  • 100% of Graduates are eligible to apply to a California 4-Year university
  • 100% of Graduates receive college counseling, access to CNCA scholarship opportunities, and full alumni support.
  • In 2021:
    • 76% of Graduates enrolled in postsecondary education after high school
    • 34% of our Alumni graduated from a four-year university - more than three times the national average for demographically similar students (11%)


Our CNCA Campuses


2021-2022 (this year) | Some space is still available! To enroll for the current school year, please submit an online application or contact our home support office at (213) 417-3400 or email


2022-2023 (next year) | We are currently accepting applications for students in TK through 12th grade. To start the enrollment process, please complete an online application using SchoolMint.

If your application is put onto a waitlist for your first school of choice, please know that one of our other schools might be able to offer you a space. To learn more, contact us at 213-417-3400 or


Important Notice: TK (Transitional Kindergarten) | The dates for TK eligibility have expanded! Students born between September 2, 2017 and February 2, 2018, can apply NOW to enroll for TK at Camino Nuevo for the 2022-2023 school year. Eligibility dates for future school years are at the bottom of this page.

Preschool: Virtual Tour



K-8 Schools: Virtual Tour


Dalzell Lance High School: Virtual Tour

The Transitional Kindergarten Enrollment Window 

To Start School in This Academic Year...  | Students Must Turn 5 Between...

School Year

Birthday Window


September 2, 2016 – December 2, 2017


September 2, 2017 – February 2, 2018


September 2, 2018 – April 2, 2019


September 2, 2019  – June 2, 2020