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School Info & Tours

Basic information regarding TIE-INS schools.

UCLA Employees Considering the TIE-INS Program

If TIE-INS is something that might work well for your child(ren) and family, then be sure to learn everything you can about the participating schools before making your decision. We have provided links to each TIE-INS school website as well as links to key reports that might be helpful.

Tour Dates & Appointments

The TIE-INS staff can arrange a special appointment with the principal if the date(s) listed do not meet the needs of your family. Visiting schools is a great way to learn more about their programs and services, ask questions about the school, and meet and learn from other parents.

Brockton Avenue Elementary School

1309 Armacost Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Tour Dates:

  • TBD

Nora Sterry Elementary School

1730 Corinth Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025 (map)

Tour Dates:

  • TBD


Emerson Community Charter Middle School

1650 Selby Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024


Thursday, October 15 3:00pm
Thursday, October 22 5:00pm
Thursday, October 29 3:00pm
Thursday, November 5 5:00pm

The buttons will be active stating 30 minutes prior to the tour.


    University High School Charter

    11800 Texas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025 (map)

    • October 23, Friday, 9:00 AM
    • November 7, Saturday, 9:00 AM
    • November 12, Thursday, 5:00 PM

    Beethoven Ave Elementary School

    3711 Beethoven St, Los Angeles, CA 90066 (map)

    Beethoven gladly offers monthly live virtual school tours for existing and prospective parents. We welcome the community to view our wonderful school, the programs we offer, the school environment, and our commitment to students.  School tours start promptly at 12 pm and are generally held on the last Thursday of the month. Please see the dates below and sign up for a tour by going to

    Here are the dates for 2020-2021:
    • October 22, 2020
    • November 19, 2020
    • December 3, 2020
    • January 28, 2021
    • February 25, 2021
    • March 25, 2021
    • April 29, 2021
    • May 27, 2021
    Please sign up for our regular monthly tours by clicking here.


    Braddock Elementary School

    Mandarin Immersion Program Tour Dates: 

    • October 15, 2020 (Thursday)
    • October 29, 2020 (Thursday)
    • November 10, 2020 (Tuesday)
      Last tour before the eChoices on-time application window closes on November 13, 2020
    • Additional tour dates in the Spring will be announced in early 2021.

    Please RSVP here* to attend a virtual tour.

    *Your email address will be shared with Braddock's parent outreach team for parent-to-parent communication before or after the tour.  All specific enrollment questions should be directed to our school office.  


    Broadway Elementary School

    1015 Lincoln Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 (map)

    School Contact: Paola McErlean, Vice Principal 310.392.4944

    Tours: Broadway Dual Language Mandarin and Spanish Immersion Programs are currently scheduled for:

    Friday, November 6, 2020 at 9 a.m.
    Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
    Thursday, January 14, 2020 at 9 a.m.
    Wednesday, February 10 at 6:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, March 9, 2020 at 9 a.m.


    Please email to rsvp for a school tour.

    PLEASE NOTE: Families interested in Broadway Elementary must complete two applications, the LAUSD eChoices application, and the UCLA TIE-INS Application.  The 2020-2021 eChoices enrollment window opens Monday, October 1, 2020 and closes Friday, November 13, 2020.  The late window will open in February 2021.  Please click here for more information on eChoices.

    Mark Twain Middle School

    2224 Walgrove Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066 (map)

    School Contact: TBD 310.305.3100

    School Tour

    Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:00am
    Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:00am

    (Zoom Link:
    All families Welcome!

    Residential, Magnet, Dual Language and Immersion Programs.
    Come meet our amazing students and talented teachers to learn about the exceptional programs we offer at Mark Twain Middle School. The second half of the tour is a student / parent led walking tour of the campus and a chance to visit classrooms; it is a great time to get your questions answered by our students. Experience why the Venice/ Mar Vista community is choosing Mark Twain Middle School.

     Please note that the school entrance is up the stairs to the right of the mosaic wall off of Walgrove Ave. and Victoria Ave.  The library is wheelchair and stroller accessible via the side entrance on the opposite side of the mosaic wall.


    Venice High School

    The School Visit

    In considering the school options available to you, including TIE-INS, it is important to focus on what you know about the needs and best interests of your child. In visiting the TIE-INS schools and other schools you might attend, please consider the following factors:

    • You work schedule and other family needs
    • Your need for before school and after school child care and the availability of these programs at the schools you are considering.
    • Your ability to attend school events including parent conferences and other activities where you child will be involved.


    If you have any further questions, please contact Alex Kim.


    If you have questions, please contact:

    Main Office
    (310) 825-8165

    Sarah Bang
    TIE-INS Director
    (310) 804-7372

    Alex Kim
    Program Coordinator
    (310) 825-8165