Animo Western Charter Middle School


12226 South Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047

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Phone: (323) 600-6000

A Message from the Principal

Ánimo Western Middle School is a special learning community because of our amazing staff and the families we serve.  We are a public charter school that is dedicated to serve our local community.  Our mission is to prepare every student for High School, College, Leadership and Life.  We are a small learning community that serves approximately 645 families.  Our mission is to provide a high caliber education characterized by Rigor, Relevance and Relationships to every student.

     Along with providing strategic intervention and enrichment courses to ensure students are prepared for High School and College, our student also have opportunities to participate in after school programs like tutoring, dance, baseball, soccer, basketball and field trips to colleges and universities.  Our staff possesses a strong passion for excellence.  We have an unwavering belief in the potential of each of our students.  We understand that to be successful in meeting our mission we must work closely with and serve our community and parents.  

     Our doors are always open.  We hope to see you on our campus soon!  Go Wolves!!!


Sonja Johnson


Area Superintendent

Leilani Abulon

(323) 565-1600

President & CEO, Green Dot Public Schools California
Dr. Cristina de Jesus

News & Announcements

August Newsletter

Important announcements for the new school year! If you need to meet with any administrator, counselor, or teacher, please call our main office to schedule an appointment Main Office Hours/ Horario de la Oficina Monday/Lunes, Tuesday/Martes, and Thursday/Jueves: 7:30am-4:00pm Wednesday/Miercoles & Friday/Viernes: 7:30am-3:00pm Minimum Day/Día Mínimo: 7:30am-1:00pm Tel: 323-600-6000 ext.3 Fax: 323-777-6056   Download the August…

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2018 Graduation Photos

Ánimo Western Charter Middle School Graduation 2018

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Ánimo Western Charter Middle School

12226 South Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047

Phone: (323) 600-6000

Principal: Sonja Johnson