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
- SBAC Results Show Green Dot Schools Achieve Breakthrough in Student GrowthSouth LA students are achieving some of the best academic growth in the state, according to state test and academic growth models from CORE, a network of the nine largest school districts across California. CORE student growth percentiles show significant growth and achievement for Green Dot Public Schools’ students, a network of Title I public charter schools founded in 1999, when it first ... read more
- A Colorful Competition at Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School
- Green Dot Students Create Women in STEM ScholarshipDespite the fact that women make up more than 40% of the workforce, they hold less than a quarter of the nearly 8.6 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) jobs in the United States. This statistic nagged at Erika Simon, Mireya Adan, Diana Lopez, and Abigail Sanchez, all recently graduated seniors at Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High ... read more
- Green Dot Students Advocate for After School Programs in SacramentoBefore ending the school year, students from Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School, Ánimo Leadership Charter High School, and Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School headed to Sacramento to advocate on behalf of after school programs. Each of these student’s participation in after school programs motivated them to join the California Afterschool & Summer Challenge (CalSAC), ... read more
- Check Out the Smiles of the Class of 2018Green Dot is proud to celebrate the Class of 2018! This year marked a number of milestones for our schools, and as we reflect on the school year, it’s clear how much there is to celebrate. At our founding school, Ánimo Leadership Charter High School, 100% of seniors graduated, and 99% of ... read more