Students Thrive Here
Ánimo Venice Charter High School is a college preparatory academy located in the heart of Venice, California. Through Green Dot's small schools model, we are able to give greater focus and support to our students, offering electives in the visual and digital arts, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for college, leadership and life in the 21st century. At Ánimo Venice we bring together a cross-section of Los Angeles' diverse ethnic, economic and cultural populations within a community designed to provide intellectual challenge, development creative skills, and a cohesive school culture accessible to all students.
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 Interim Principal
At Ánimo Venice we understand that the choice of schools is one of the most important decisions that a family can make. A choice for Ánimo Venice is a choice for a future that matches the hopes of every parent and the interests and potential of every child. This is our commitment to each of our families and each of our scholars. Join us and learn the life changing Ánimo way!
Ánimo Venice Charter High School
U.S. News & World Report: 2022 Best U.S. High School Rankings
News & Announcements
Stories About Ánimo Venice
We spoke with Ánimo Venice Charter High School's 2020 valedictorian about her first year of in-person learning at UC Berkeley. The post Ánimo Venice Alum Reflects on First Year of In-Person College Courses appeared first on Updates from Green Dot Public Schools.... Read more
Published on 02/01/2022
For Jenny Mendez, Ánimo Venice served as a launchpad for success. The post How This Valedictorian Learned Computer Programming Before College appeared first on Updates from Green Dot Public Schools.... Read more
Published on 05/25/2021
The ScholarMatch and Kayne Destination College programs awarded 11 Green Dot students in Los Angeles with $5,000 Scholarships, funded by the Ric & Suzanne Kayne Foundation. The post 11 Green Dot Students Awarded $5,000 College Scholarships appeared first on Updates from Green Dot Public Schools.... Read more
Published on 05/24/2021
Kevin Castro has always known that he wanted to teach. “You know how in kindergarten they ask kids, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ I said teacher,” laughed Castro, a math teacher at Animo Venice Charter High School The post More than Numbers: How This Math... Read more
Published on 05/12/2021
U.S. News & World Report has ranked nine Green Dot Public Schools among the best in the nation in its 2021 Best High School Rankings. The post Nine Green Dot High Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools for 2021 appeared first on Updates from Green... Read more
Published on 04/28/2021
13 Green Dot students from 7 of our South Los Angeles schools were accepted into the prestigious Dell Scholars Program The post 13 Green Dot Students Awarded $20,000 Dell Scholarships appeared first on Updates from Green Dot Public Schools.... Read more
Published on 03/19/2021