LAPS Online Registration For NM PreK Lottery And Kindergarten Opens Monday



Online registration for Kindergarten for 2020-2021 at Aspen, Barranca, Chamisa, Mountain, and Piñon Elementary will be available on Monday, April 6 through the Los Alamos Public Schools’ website. Registration is an important step to ensure that your child is placed in a kindergarten class for the upcoming school year.

To enroll your child, simply visit the LAPS Registration page at From the Registration page, choose the Kindergarten tab to begin the application.

Children who turn five before 12:01 a.m. on Sept. 1, 2020, are eligible to be enrolled in kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year. The first day of school is August 13, 2020.

Click here for more information on documentation required for new student enrollment. Kindergarten students who live outside of Los Alamos County must complete an Open Enrollment Application which can also be found at

In addition, the applications for the NM PreK Lottery will also open on Monday, April 6.  We currently have a NM PreK program at Piñon elementary. We hope to receive funding to offer additional NM PreK programs in Los Alamos for the 2020-2021 school year. There is a maximum enrollment based on available funding so applications will be entered into a lottery for acceptance into the program. You will be allowed to select a program in Los Alamos or White Rock based on availability. The lottery opens at 8:00 a.m. and will be accessible at Lottery selection will be made in June 2020.

For questions or more information, please contact Sandra Osborn at