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Our schools consistently rank within the top 10% of schools in the nation (US News & World Report).
Our students make nearly two years of growth in literacy in a single school year – faster than anticipated, and double the national growth average.
Our students make nearly 1.5 years of growth in math in a single school year – also far ahead of the national growth average.
More than 90% of parents recommend Green Dot to a friend.
Our college-ready graduation rate: 30 percentage points higher than that of the local district, that’s close to double the state’s average.
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An Alumni’s Journey From Ánimo Inglewood Student to L.A. County Deputy Public Defender
“If you’re really trying to get your child to college, if you really want to make sure they get all these opportunities and all these resources, this is definitely a school to think about.”
Susie Hernandez, Parent
Ánimo City of Champions Charter High School
“The staff, especially the principals and the support staff, they hear parents. We have a voice.”
Adrian Cook, Parent
Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School
“When my oldest son came to this school he was struggling academically and was very timid, but the teachers helped him grow several grade levels and boosted his self-esteem and confidence.”
Araceli Albores, Parent
Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School