Students Thrive Here

"Ánimo South Los Angeles teachers seek to empower students to develop a passion for lifelong learning and nurture them by engaging their intellect, natural curiosity while preparing all students for meaningful post-secondary opportunities."

-Nyesha Philpot

Principal at Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School

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Students Thrive Here

"Ánimo South Los Angeles teachers seek to empower students to develop a passion for lifelong learning and nurture them by engaging their intellect, natural curiosity while preparing all students for meaningful post-secondary opportunities."  

-Nyesha Philpot

Principal at Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School

We foster a nurturing community.

We meet students where they are.

We prepare all of our students for college, leadership, and life.

We engage parents as partners.

Message from the Principal

At Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School, we are committed to providing a high-quality, rigorous, and relevant education. Our teachers cultivate lifelong learners through engaging lessons and recognition of potential. Through daily innovation, we have created a safe and supportive environment where all learners can pursue their academic and social goals.

We prepare our students with skills they need to be successful in college, leadership, and life. We work with parents to build strategies around student success. And we prioritize the social, emotional and academic well-being of each child at Ánimo South Los Angeles. This collaboration has resulted in progress for all students.

Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter is not just a school, it’s a learning community. We value and celebrate diversity, as well as the unique talents of each and every student. And we believe that a bond between the school, student, and families will maximize the educational experience for all students.

Nyesha Philpot
Principal
Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School

News & Announcements

Stories About Ánimo South LA

Spring is the most exciting yet one of the most taxing times of the college application process. It’s not uncommon for doubt or negative thoughts to creep into the minds of high school seniors as they eagerly wait to find out what their academic future holds. The post Angelique Lawrence:... Read more
Published on 08/30/2021
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As we eagerly await for our hallways to once again echo with the laughter of students, our educators have shared what they are most excited for this school year. The post Green Dot Educators Share Excitement in Reopening this School Year appeared first on Updates from Green Dot Public Schools.... Read more
Published on 08/17/2021
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In distance learning, our teachers have adapted their strategies and expanded their technology tool belts to help mitigate learning loss for all students. The post Our Math Teachers Share Their Favorite Distance Learning Tools appeared first on Updates from Green Dot Public Schools.... Read more
Published on 03/12/2021
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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. The post Nine Green Dot High Schools Ranked Best in the U.S. appeared first on Humans of Green Dot Public Schools.... Read more
Published on 04/24/2020
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Shannon Doss wasn’t always college bound. She grew up in South Los Angeles and entered the foster care system at the age of 16. The post How This Alumna Helps Students in Her Community Overcome Barriers appeared first on Humans of Green Dot Public Schools.... Read more
Published on 02/19/2020
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We offer campus tours if you are interested in learning more. During the tour, attendees will have the opportunity to see the Ánimo South LA campus, ask questions, meet the principal, and see classrooms in action.