How to Enroll

Click Here to Apply Online

The open enrollment period for the 2018-2019 school year is now open until February 28, 2018. In order to be eligible for the lottery in March of 2018, you must apply within the open enrollment period. The enrollment lottery for the 2018-2019 school year will take place in March 2018. Specific date, time and location are to be determined. Please check back during the open enrollment period for more information.

Application Instructions:

  1. The link above will take you to our application system, SchoolMint.
  2. Please create an account or log-in to your account if you already created one.
  3. Go through steps to submit an application for your student(s). The system will walk you through the entire process.

Apply by Mobile


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Enroll straight from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or Android tablet.
Click on App store or Google Play buttons to link the SchoolMint app.


Lottery Process:

After the enrollment period closes, we will hold a lottery supervised by an outside agency to determine placement in classes and ranking on our waiting list. Priority in the lottery will be given in the following order: 1. Children of staff 2. Siblings of Albert Einstein students 3. Applicants residing within the Sherman Elementary School boundary. 4. Applicants residing within San Diego Unified School District boundaries 5. Applicants residing outside of the San Diego Unified School District boundaries.

Families will be notified of enrollment status following each lottery.

Note: if you have accepted a position for a sibling of a current AEA student, the sibling must still complete an enrollment packet prior to being enrolled at AEA.

Contact Maggie Rivera at 619-780-0400 or with questions.