We are a public, tuition-free, college preparatory charter school serving a diverse population in Los Angeles, California. Our mission is to help transform public education so ALL students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life.
A Message from the Principal
Welcome to Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School!
Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School is a charter high school located in Los Angeles, California. Our charter was approved by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and the school currently has nearly 600 students enrolled in grades 9 through 12.
President & CEO, Green Dot Public Schools California
Dr. Cristina de Jesus
News & Announcements
For 17 years, Green Dot Public Schools has dedicated itself to creating positive, academically rigorous public schools in neighborhoods across the country that are in highest need of quality school options. We are proud of the work we’ve done to serve high school and middle school students in Los Angeles, Memphis, and Tacoma. This week we…Read More >>
Attention AJR alumni, parents and students! Ánimo Jackie Robinson is hosting a 10 Year Anniversary celebration on Saturday, October 22. Join us for lunch and the opportunity to share your favorite AJR memories throughout the last ten years. The program will go from 2:30-4 pm. All are welcome!Read More >>
Latest Updates from Ánimo Jackie Robinson
- Nine Green Dot High Schools Ranked Best in the U.S.Nine Green Dot Public Schools rank among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best High School Rankings. Most notably, Ánimo Leadership Charter High School is ranked in the top 1% of high schools in the nation, as well as the best high school in its district. Ánimo Inglewood, Ánimo Pat ... read more
- Green Dot Celebrates International Women’s Day10 Stories that highlight women’s excellence in education.
- Difference Makers: How Jackie Robinson Broke Barriers with PersistenceDuring Black History Month, Green Dot Public Schools is celebrating the accomplishments of four African-American groundbreakers. Each of these pioneers have demonstrated a passion for excellence, upheld professional responsibilities, and supported educational opportunities for the next generation of students. A baseball player, executive, and an African-American bank cofounder, Jackie Roosevelt Robinson repeatedly broke the color barrier throughout ... read more
- LA Rams Award Green Dot Coaches with $2,000Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School’s 40-student football team has won three CIF Los Angeles 8-Man Division Football Championships consecutively. Photo Credit: LACIFS/Twitter
- Jewish Journal: L.A. Charter High Schoolers Learn About the Holocaust by Meeting a SurvivorPhoto courtesy of the Jewish JournalMore than 100 10th graders from Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School (AJR) gathered May 9 to listen to Holocaust survivor Rita Lurie’s story of how she survived in Poland. Lurie’s daughter, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie also attended and spoke on behalf of her mother at the event hosted by the nonprofit Facing ... read more
2018 Graduation Photos
- Green Dot Celebrates International Women’s Day