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
- 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 History ... read more
- Four Green Dot High Schools Named Top Los Angeles Public Schools for Underserved StudentsIn an effort to highlight Los Angeles schools successfully serving African American and Latino students in historically underserved communities, a report issued by Innovate Public Schools and USC provides a glimpse into the best institutions for closing achievement gaps. Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School, Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School, Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School, and ... read more
- Nine Green Dot High Schools Ranked Among Best in the U.SNine Green Dot schools are among America’s best high schools, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best High School Rankings. The schools included among the top 10% of high schools in the nation are Ánimo Leadership, Ánimo Inglewood, Ánimo Pat Brown, Ánimo Jackie Robinson and Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High Schools. In addition, ... read more
- Sports Roundup: Green Dot Teams Rank No. 1 Across L.A.At Green Dot’s 20 schools across Los Angeles, coaches and school staff have embedded an investment in education within our athletics programs, helping students become sound in both mind and body. From Watts to South LA, our student athletes have much to be proud of from the past fall sports season.... read more
- Green Dot Students Dive Into Data to Propose Changes Across the CityThis winter, Green Dot students from Ánimo Jackie Robinson (AJR), Ánimo Ralph Bunche (ARB), and Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo (ODLH) Charter High Schools participated in Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin’s L.A. DataFest competition. The competition matches high school students with UCLA mentors and teaches them how to work with city data to address issues affecting Los ... read more
2018 Graduation Photos
- Four Green Dot High Schools Named Top Los Angeles Public Schools for Underserved Students