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Put your student on the path to college.

  • Public
  • Tuition-Free
  • College Preparatory Curriculum

Put your student on the path to college.

Public

Tuition-Free

College Prep

At Ánimo Mae Jemison, we are a constellation of learners working to forge an equitable future for our school and community. Together, we imagine, we explore, we persist, we challenge, and we support each other to set our expectations in the sky.

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What Makes Ánimo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School Unique

Ánimo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School is a public middle school serving 6th-8th grade students the Watts and Compton communities in Los Angeles, California. Our families come from a cross-section of racial, cultural, and socioeconomic spectrums.

In addition to a rigorous curriculum, we offer a variety of additional opportunities to educate the whole child:

  • an advisory program that builds students' social-emotional skills, academic habits, and college awareness
  • accelerated math and reading interventions to ensure our students are on track for high school and college
  • electives such as technology, drama, composition, and investigations
  • assemblies, award ceremonies, and incentive events that celebrate student success
  • yearly fields trips to colleges and other important Los Angeles sites.
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Safe

Ánimo Mae Jemison prioritizes safety and strives to create a learning environment that allows students to focus on learning.

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Family-Oriented

We view our parents/guardians as equal partners in providing our children with meaningful educational experiences. We encourage you to actively participate in your child's education by attending school programs, volunteering, and talking to your child about their day.

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College Prep Curriculum

We believe that every child must be prepared for college, leadership, and life - and that this begins as soon as our students walk in our doors as 6th graders.

Green Dot Public Schools California
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Green Dot Public Schools is a network of public charter schools in Los Angeles, California; Memphis, Tennessee; and the greater Seattle area in Washington. Our middle schools offer grades 6 to 8, and our high schools offer 9 to 12. Our schools are free and open to all students, like other public schools. 

Eight Green Dot high schools are ranked among the top 10% of schools nationally by US News & World Report, with four being in the top 5%.

Students enter Green Dot schools testing in the bottom 10% but are matching the graduation rate for the state.

These same students are 4 times more likely to graduate college-ready than students in neighboring schools.

Green Dot Public Schools California

Green Dot Public Schools is a network of public charter schools in Los Angeles, California; Memphis, Tennessee; and the greater Seattle area in Washington. Our middle schools offer grades 6 to 8, and our high schools offer 9 to 12. Our schools are free and open to all students, like other public schools. 

Eight Green Dot high schools are ranked among the top 10% of schools nationally by US News & World Report, with four being in the top 5%.

Students enter Green Dot schools testing in the bottom 10% but are matching the graduation rate for the state.

These same students are 4 times more likely to graduate college-ready than students in neighboring schools.

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Ánimo Mae Jemison Charter Middle School

12700 South Avalon Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90061

Phone: (323)-565-4450

Principal: Nate Geller