Unconventional wisdom you may not be aware of. . .Holmes Middle School is HOT!!!! (See PARENTS SEEKING SCHOOLS, Comment #73)
Porter Ranch Community School opens recently with grades K-8. Read about them here: http://www.porterranchcommunityschool.org/parentscommunity-involvement.html This is a neighborhood school and a Korean immersion program (two school options).
Parents, before posting, make sure you’ve spent time on the website: http://echoices.lausd.net/. On the site, magnet programs are listed, maps of specific areas are shown, and bus stops are available.