Animo Jefferson Charter Middle School

Address:

1655 E 27th St
Los Angeles, CA 90011

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Phone: (323) 232-1857

A Message from the Principal

Welcome to Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School! We are excited to provide an exceptional education to all students to prepare them for college, leadership, and life. Please make sure to visit the website weekly, as school events and updates will be made through this page. Go Bulldogs!!!

Principal

Edgar Flota

edgar.flota@animo.org

323-232-1857


Join us on campus for Coffee with the Principal meetings

Area Superintendent

Taiala Carvalho Regnier

tcarvalho@greendot.org

(323) 565-1600


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

Latest Updates from Ánimo Jefferson

  • Creating Middle School Pathways to STEM Careers
    For far too long, schools have left a large number of students from underserved communities without the advanced skills and knowledge necessary for their lives after high school. The National Science Foundation found that African Americans and Latinos combined only account for 11 percent of employment in Science and engineering careers. People of color are grossly underrepresented in ... read more
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 04/09/2019
  • Ten Green Dot Schools Win Student Growth Awards from CORE Districts
    Last week, several schools in the Green Dot Public Schools California network were announced as recipients of the CORE Districts’ Academic Growth Awards. These awards honor schools having the greatest impact on student achievement. Most notably, Ánimo Western Charter Middle School was recognized for three years of high impact growth in English Language Arts. According to CORE, ... read more
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 04/04/2019
  • How One Math Lesson Turned Into a Chess Club
    The courtyard at Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School bustles with laughter and the sounds of children as they crowd around each other at the lunch tables. Down the hall, the hollow thud of wooden chess pieces echoes in Luis Garcia’s math classroom as 20 students eagerly set up chess boards. Teachers never imagined that what started as an enrichment lesson would create such a ... read more
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 02/05/2019
  • Green Dot Joins Thousands of Parents to Rally Ahead of Charter Moratorium
    Yesterday hundreds of parents and students from Green Dot Public Schools joined thousands more from across the city to demand that Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) board members vote “no” on a resolution to call for a statewide moratorium on authorizing new charter schools. Although the school board was ultimately not responsive to the cries of those parents and passed the resolution, we will not give ... read more
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 01/30/2019
  • Writing: ‘The Man Who Dreams Big’ by Manuel Argueta
    This piece placed second for middle school submissions in the Ánimo Voices Competition, which invited students to write about innovators, upstanders, visionaries, or rebels that have made a difference in their local or broader communities. The competition was an opportunity to motivate, recognize, and celebrate our strong student voices through writing and art. ... read more
    Green Dot Public Schools BlogPublished on 04/24/2018

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Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School

1655 E 27th St
Los Angeles, CA 90011

Phone: (323) 232-1857

Principal: Edgar Flota