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!  

covid update

Due to Covid-19, we are not doing in-person school tours during the 2020-2021 school year. Our virtual tour reservation forms are below. 

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! ​

Fall 2020: 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 starting October 1, 2020. 

  • 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, 2021 at midnight.

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tour before you apply

  • We HIGHLY recommend that you attend a virtual tour before you apply (see below) to be sure GALA is a good fit for your family. 

  • 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. For admission into the 2021-2022 school year, GALA applications will be online October 1, 2020 - January 1, 2021. 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 will participate in other school's middle and high school virtual fairs. Please see below for the schedule dates. Is your school doing a virtual fair, we'd love to join. Please 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 (9:30am):

West Hollywood Elementary

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

Community Magnet Charter School

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 (4:00pm)

John Burroughs Middle School

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

Mar Vista Elementary School

Tuesday, October 13 (6:00pm)

Middle/High School Westside Fair

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Virtual Tours

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

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

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

All Zoom Tours require an RSVP (scroll down).

Zoom links will be emailed before the event. 

Tour lengths are approximate based on Q&A.



friday, october 9, 2020




tuesday, october 20, 2020


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