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Argo Navis School

Type: Elementary School, Featured Private Elementary Schools, Middle School, Private Middle School

Description:

Imagine a learning experience unlike anything you had as a child. Imagine travelling to locations throughout the city each week to learn by experience, not from a workbook. Imagine learning math and language by building a sailboat, and a test in the form of setting it out to water. What if your study of biology consisted of visiting a marine biologist in Santa Monica and your study of archeology came from an archeologist at the Natural History Museum? What if your learning path was guided mostly by you and what you found interesting in the world? What if your Learning Plan was tailored to fit your unique way of learning?

Argo Navis is a research-driven private, progressive elementary and middle school that welcomes adventurers, voyagers, mavericks, innovators, and pioneers. Our revolutionary educational model is rooted in PBL with the ambition to deliver an education that takes place both inside the classroom and out in the world around us. Students embark on field trips each week to connect real-world learning experiences to what they are learning in the classroom. With small student/teacher ratios, each student is given an Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) to allow teachers to adapt the educational experience for each individual student to how they best learn. Our hallmark programs are designed to excite and inspire students, fostering curiosity and wonder as the leading agents in guiding students to a personal learning experience that is deep-rooted and lasting. Signature programs include: Spanish Immersion, Financial Literacy, Design & Engineering, Visual & Performing Arts, Urban Sports, Global Education, Oceanography & Scuba, and more!

Curious to know more? Visit us!

Time to set sail.

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Address: 5456 McConnell Ave, Playa Vista, CA 90066-7062

Phone Number: (323) 447-5437

Email: [email protected]

Website: Argo Navis School

Bright Star Schools

Type: Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Public Charter School

Description:

Bright Star Schools, a network of high-performing, charter public schools across Los Angeles, provides holistic, inclusive support, rigorous academics, and rich life experiences for our students to find joy and fulfillment in higher education, career, and life.

Founded in 2003, Bright Star Schools operates some of the highest performing charter public schools in Los Angeles. We’re building pathways of seamless, high-quality, kindergarten-through-12th grade public educational models and higher education support.

In nine, tuition-free public schools in three communities, our 3,500+ students experience rigorous academics, inclusive education, social-emotional support, and rich life opportunities beyond the classroom.

Our schools in West Adams/Baldwin Village are Stella Elementary Charter Academy, Stella Middle Charter Academy and Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy.
Our schools in Koreatown are Rise Kohyang Elementary School, Rise Kohyang Middle School and Rise Kohyang High School.

Our schools in the San Fernando Valley are Valor Academy Elementary School, Valor Academy Middle School, and Valor Academy High School.

 

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Phone Number: 323-954-9957

Email: [email protected]

Website: Bright Star Schools

Echo Horizon School

Type: Elementary School, Private Elementary School

Description:

Echo Horizon is a visionary independent school fostering a joyful and engaged learning community. The school’s commitment to diversity is rooted in its Echo Center­, where 15 percent of students are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH). Offering a co-enrollment program, DHH students learn alongside their hearing peers using hearing aids and cochlear implant technology. A dynamic curriculum combines the best of both worlds: strong academic practices and a supportive, student-centered learning environment. The school’s commitment to JEDI work (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) means that the multifaceted experiences individuals bring to the community are celebrated with the belief that embracing diversity leads to social/emotional and academic excellence. This pursuit prepares scholars for matriculation to top independent schools and graduates healthy empathetic leaders who positively impact the world.

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Address: 3430 McManus Avenue, Culver City, CA 90232

Phone Number: (310) 838-2442

Email: [email protected]

Website: Echo Horizon School

Equitas Academy Charter Schools

Type: Elementary School, Featured Charter Schools, Middle School, Public Charter School

Description:

Equitas Academy Charter Schools are a network of 6 high-performing charter schools located in the downtown Los Angeles area. We serve over 2000 scholars from grades TK through 8th and focus on college readiness.

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Address: 1700 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone Number: 213-532-4411

Email: [email protected]

Website: Equitas Academy Charter Schools

KIPP SoCal Public Schools

Type: Elementary School, Featured Charter Schools, Middle School, Public Charter School

Description:

KIPP SoCal Public Schools is a nonprofit organization that operates 20 tuition-free charter public schools with a whole-child approach to learning. These award-winning schools help students graduate college at a rate 3 times higher than the national average for under-resourced communities. Today, you can find KIPP SoCal’s joyful and academically excellent schools  — open to all — grades TK-8, across three districts: Los Angeles, Compton, and San Diego.

With the purpose of education for liberation, KIPP SoCal engages in open-dialogue between students, families, and communities to understand their needs, their concerns and most importantly their realities. KIPP SoCal offers #WellnessWednesday as part of their commitment to mental health, that includes monthly community info sessions, weekly Q&A’s, and daily “Calm Corner” inspirational videos, to see, develop, and inspire the limitless potential in each and all KIPPsters.

 

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Phone Number: 323-647-8898

Email: [email protected]

Website: KIPP SoCal Public Schools

Larchmont Charter School

Type: Elementary School, Featured Charter Schools, High School, Middle School, Public Charter School, TK (Transitional Kindergarten)

Description:

Larchmont Charter School is a free public charter school serving over 1,500 students in grades TK-12th on four campuses in Los Angeles. Larchmont has become a national leader in progressive education, fulfilling our mission to provide a socio-economically, culturally and racially diverse community of students with an exceptional public education. With participation from our entire community, we strive to instill in each student a dedication to improving the world we inhabit. Larchmont Charter, we believe, reflects what great public education can and should be.

We offer all students in CA a free education with rich programming, including:

• Highly qualified teachers with expertise in both academic and social emotional development
• Small class sizes
• Exceptional academic program rooted in constructivist, project based learning
• Diverse student body
• Weekly enrichment classes including PE, art, music, gardening, cooking and more
• Affordable after care for TK-7th grade
• Nutritious gourmet lunch program (Larchmont offers free and reduced price meals for students who qualify)
• Students of all backgrounds at Larchmont outperform their peers in surrounding schools
• Robust offering of AP classes
• Dynamic arts program
• CIF sports program in high school
• High technology to student ratio
• Fantastic community of families
• “#3 in Best Charter Elementary Schools in Los Angeles Area” according to 2021 Best Schools by Niche.com
• Top 6% of ranked high schools nationally according to U.S. News & World Report (2021)

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Phone Number:

Email: [email protected]

Website: Larchmont Charter School

Pacific Preparatory

Type: Elementary School, Featured Private Elementary Schools, High School, Homeschool Program, Middle School, Special Education Resources

Description:

Pacific Preparatory is an accredited K-12 school where students meet virtually with their teachers one-on-one, receiving real-time instruction. Curriculum is always interactive and our teachers adapt activities and homework to fit each student using both physical and virtual materials. We serve a wide variety of learners, including those needing an accelerated pace and those with complex learning challenges. With two decades of experience, we offer innovative school options for families who desire the highest quality educational programming in a non-traditional setup. Rolling admissions is offered with single course, part-time, full-time and transitional options.

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Phone Number: 314.722.7737

Email: [email protected]

Website: Pacific Preparatory