Start your child on track to success today.
Para Los Niños provides quality education and compassionate wraparound support for children and families across Los Angeles. Enroll today and join the PLN family!
PLN's network of schools provide safe, nurturing, and welcoming environments for students and families to thrive.
Students receive high-quality education—project-based learning that fosters creative problem-solving and innovation while emphasizing literacy and language arts.
Families have access to the tools and resources to thrive — early intervention, mental health, and family support services.
Admission is free and open to any student that is a resident of California
Parents are encouraged to engage and learn too — leadership development to support students’ academic achievement and build personal strengths to succeed
Families have the option for after-school — early drop-off and late pick-up available for up to 11 hours a day knowing children are safe and learning under the high-quality care of PLN
Gratts Primary Center
Transitional Kindergarten through 2nd Grade
Lorena Rodriguez, Principal Lrodriguez@paralosninos.org
Charter Elementary School
Transitional Kindergarten through 5th Grade
Norma Silva, Principal Nsilva@paralosninos.org
How to Enroll
We are accepting enrollment requests across our sites for Early Head Start and Head Start classrooms. PLN partners with parents to be the best teacher they can be for their children at home, and for on-site instruction. Tuition is free or low-cost for all qualifying families.
TK-8th Grade Education
To simplify the process, PLN is part of the ApplyLA Common Application. Families can easily in one application for the schools they find to be the best fit for their child. Visit ApplyLA to create your account and submit your application. Find all of our Para Los Niños schools easily by typing in “Para Los Niños” in the search bar.
If you have questions or need help with ApplyLA, please call the school you are interested in:
- Gratts Primary Center, Grades TK-2nd
474 Hartford Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 481-3200, Ext. 903
- Charter Elementary School, Grades TK-5th
1617 E. 7th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 239-6605, Ext. 100
- Charter Middle School, Grades 6th-8th
835 Stanford Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90021
(213) 896-2640, Ext. 800