We are excited to join the National Coalition of Girls' School Zoom Event (free) on Thursday, April 15, 2021. Join us to learn about the All-Girls' School Advantage!

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Hello Prospective Parents and Students!

Thank you for visiting the GALA website and your interest in school tours! We know finding the right school for your daughter can be stressful and your year will be filled with school tours, applications, and crossing your fingers.  At our school tours, we hope to give you the information that will help you decide if GALA is the right fit for your family. At GALA, our mission is to build confident, powerful, trailblazing women who have the potential to solve the world's problems... or at least make the world a better place!  

School tours begin mid-September. Dates and RSVP forms will be posted by end of August. Want to be the first to learn about our school tour dates? Sign the GALA inquiry form below!

covid update

Due to Covid-19, all of our tours were virtual during the 2020-2021 school year. Tours were held September-December 2020 and we do not have any additional tours for this school year. Our next tours will be mid-September 2021.

Whether GALA is in school or virtual, we are a public school and can not accommodate private tours and we do not do "shadow" days. 



Frequently Asked Questions, click HERE.


Thank you and we greatly appreciate you considering GALA for your family!

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video snap shots!

We invite you to peruse our welcome videos! ​

2020-2021 - We are adding videos every week so be sure and check back to see all the updates!

Click HERE to start watching now!

 echoices info

  • If you plan to apply to GALA, you do NOT do that through echoices, you do it it directly on our website. Applications on our website October-January each year. 

  • Our application does not affect the number of schools you can apply to through eChoices. For example, you can apply for magnet schools through eChoices AND apply to GALA separately. GALA is not a Magnet and not a Charter. We are a regular LAUSD school and one of 6 application schools in LAUSD.

  • Our application deadline is different than eChoices.... January 1 at midnight.

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tour before you apply

  • We HIGHLY recommend that you attend a virtual tour before you apply to be sure GALA is a good fit for your family. Virtual tours are September-December and you can watch videos HERE.

  • Please read the Frequently Asked Questions  before the tour. 

  • Look through our website, uniform page, student pages, etc.   

  • We are a public school and we do not offer "shadow" days and we do not do student interviews. 

  • Entry to GALA is by application only. Applications will be online beginning October 1st with a deadline of January 1. Applications are not first-come-first-served. We do recommend applying earlier rather than later - well before Winter break.

middle& high school fairs

Principal Hicks, Staff or parents participate in other school's middle and high school fairs. Please see below for the schedule dates. Is your school doing a virtual fair, we'd love to join. Contact us at

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 (6:00pm)

Melrose Ave Elementary School

Friday, September 25, 2020 (9:15am):

3rd Street Elementary

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 (3:00pm):

Open Magnet Charter School

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 

West Hollywood Elementary (9:30am)

Wonderland Elementary (5pm)

Monday, October 5, 2020 (4:00pm)

Community Magnet Charter School

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (6:00pm)

Mar Vista Elementary School

Tuesday, October 13 (6:00pm)

Middle/High School Westside Fair

Wednesday, October 14 (9:00am)

CWC - Mar Vista

Friday, October 16, 2020 (4:00pm)

John Burroughs Middle School

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 (5:00pm)

Hancock Park & Gardner St. Elementary

Tuesday, October 20 (5:30pm)

Baldwin Hills Elementary School

Monday, October 22 (5:00pm)

Emerson Middle School

Wednesday, October 28 (5:00pm)

Micheltorena Elementary School

Tuesday, November 3 (4:00pm)

Animo Westside Middle School

Friday, November 6 (9:00am)

Cheremoya Elementary School

Tuesday, November 10 (9:30am)

Warner Elementary School

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Virtual Tours

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2020 (5-7pm)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2020 (4-6pm)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2020 (6-8pm)

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2020 (5-7pm)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2020 (4-6pm)



there are no additional tours for the 2020-2021 school year. our next school tour will be september 2021. Click here to see videos.  

School tours begin mid-September. Dates and RSVP forms will be posted by end of August. Want to be the first to learn about our school tour dates? Sign the GALA inquiry form below!

Have more questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

“GALA has given me a community I don’t think I would have found at any other school. The school has allowed me to grow without the fear of being judged and has helped grow my confidence exponentially. My favorite thing about going to an all-girls STEM school is seeing girls in positions of leadership.”

- Class of 2020 Salutatorian