Meet Our 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.


-Edgar Flota




Ánimo Jefferson  Charter Middle School




Office Hours: 7a-10a, 3p-4:30p

Our Team

We care about our students and community, and we are proud to serve all students. 

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First Name Last Name Position
Jacqueline Alamilla Science Teacher
David Aleman Math Teacher
MacKenzie Anderson English Teacher
Ruben Balbastro Social Studies Teacher
Elizabeth Borum Intervention/ELA Teacher
Mayi Bravo Math Teacher
Gabriela Briseno English Teacher
Austin Bryant English Teacher
Jaime Carbajal Assistant Principal
Rafael Chavez Campus Aide/Security Guard
Christian Chiappe Special Education Teacher
Chad Clark ELA Teacher
Katherine Cooke English Teacher
Carl Finer English Teacher
Edgar Flota Principal
Jessica Foard Social Science Teacher
Ilse Gonzalez-Soto Science Teacher
Laura Gutierrez Padilla Counselor
David Han Math Teacher
Lorena Iglesias Resource Specialist Teacher
Victoria Johnston Molina Math Teacher
Valerie Krueger Social Studies Teacher
Judy Lee Science Teacher
Thomas Lo Math Teacher
Emily Miyazawa English Teacher
Aisha Nash Science Teacher
Elvia Nebo Office Assistant
Wendy Perez Assistant Principal
Leddys Ramos School Operations Manager
John Saltos Tomala Math Teacher
Diana Solis Instructional Aide
Edward St George Social Science Teacher
Mario Tiu Garcia Campus Aide/Security Guard
Desiree Torres Special Education Teacher
Anita Tovmasyan Math Teacher
Maria Zavala Parent Coordinator