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20th Street Elementary School

20th Street Elementary joined the Partnership in July 2016 and is located in South Los Angeles. Led by Principal Mario Garcielita, 20th Street provides instruction for 600 students. At 20th Street, the Partnership will focus on supporting current teacher leaders, developing school wide instructional priorities, implementing strong family engagement programs and mobilizing community partners to support the students.

99th Street Elementary School

Located in Watts, 99th Street Elementary School strives to provide an outstanding K-5th grade learning environment for its population of approximately 609 students.  The school, which opened in 1925, has developed strong partnerships with the community and enjoys active parent involvement.  Student achievement continues to improve at 99th Street, evidenced by a nearly 20% increase for every testing grade on last year’s California Standards Tests, a measure of students’ academic progress.


107th Street Elementary

107th Street Elementary/Magnet School is located in South Los Angeles and feeds into Gompers Middle School, also a Partnership school. 107th Street’s 921 students receive rigorous data-driven instruction led by highly qualified, dedicated and passionate teachers to ensure student mastery of grade-level standards. 107th Street provides a personalized learning environment, including tiered instruction and interventions that address the individual, social, emotional, and academic needs of students. The students of 107th Street will culminate having mastered K-5 State standards not only enabling them to be successful in middle, high school and beyond, but preparing them to become critical thinkers and independent lifelong learners.


Carver Middle School

Carver Middle School joined the family of Partnership schools in the Fall of 2010.  Named after Dr. George Washington Carver, a noted African-American scientist, the school is located in South Los Angeles near the Gilbert Lindsay Community Center Park.  It provides instruction to 1,057 students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades.  The Partnership is working collaboratively with the school community to develop programs that will greatly benefit the students, such as providing Carver with their own garden, and partnering with Sound Body, Sound Mind, which has provided students with state of the art fitness equipment.


Dolores Huerta Elementary School

Dolores Huerta Elementary School opened in the Fall of 2010 and serves approximately 473 students in grades K through 5. Designed in a contemporary architectural style, the complex sits on a 2.43-acre site and includes a library, multi-purpose room, food service facilities and lunch shelter, underground parking and play fields.


Figueroa Elementary School

Figueroa Elementary School in South Los Angeles has 460 students in pre-K through 5th grades.  After three years of working with the Partnership, Figueroa has seen marked growth in its API scores, a measurement of its academic performance and progress.  It received a first place award in LA’s Best Regional Science Fair and a prize at the LAUSD InfoTech Conference where students share innovative uses of technology.  The school provides enhanced literacy and mathematics instruction, after-school intervention programs, and actively involves parents and families in the learning process.

Grape Street Elementary School

Grape Street Elementary is the newest school to join the Partnership family of schools. Located in Watts, Grape Street provides instruction for 664 K-5th graders. The Partnership is excited to bring additional resources and supports that will add to the collective strengths of the faculty and leadership team. Grape Street feeds into Markham Middle School.


Gompers Middle School

Gompers Middle School is committed to providing its student body with a quality education.  Situated in urban South Los Angeles near the 110 and 105 freeways, Gompers has more than 768 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.  The school, named after labor union leader Samuel Gompers, focuses on improving student achievement and developing strong relationships with faculty, parents and community partners. Gompers also offers enrichment classes including a music program funded by the VH1 Save the Music Foundation.  The school has hired new teachers, invested in instructional technology and teacher professional development, beautified the campus, and provided additional support for students, including study skill development, guest speaker programs and Saturday math and literacy classes. 


Griffith Joyner Elementary School

Located in Watts near Wilmington Avenue, Griffith Joyner instructs a population of 641 children in grades pre-K through 5.  The school was named in honor of the Olympic runner who grew up in the nearby Jordan Downs housing project.  It has three small learning communities allowing for specialized instruction to better meet the educational needs of its student body.  The school is working together with the Partnership to provide a safe and stimulating learning environment and ensure its children’s academic success. The campus has also been beautified with new trees on campus and the remodeling of its main entrance. 


Hollenbeck Middle School

Strengthening the quality of Hollenbeck’s educational programs is a priority at the nearly l00-year-old school.  Hollenbeck Middle School has been serving the Boyle Heights community since 1914, and currently provides instruction to a population of 1044 students in grades 6 through 8. New classroom and professional development programs along with engaging instructional activities and events create a stimulating learning environment and help students achieve their potential and prepare for high school.

Located in Watts, Jordan High School opened in fall 2011 as two new small schools, one operated by Green Dot charter and the other under the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools.  Jordan currently provides instruction to 646 students grades 9th- 12th. Since joining the Partnership family, Jordan students have been provided with many different learning opportunities, such as special guests who speak from their experience from the Holocaust, to being provided with new music instruments. Athletics at Jordan have also been very successful, such as the male volleyball team who became L.A. City Champions this past season.


Markham Middle School

Markham aims to provide a safe, clean and academically challenging environment for learning.  The school serves more than 977 students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade in the inner-city neighborhood of Watts and located four blocks from the landmark Watts Towers.  Enrichment and after-school activities including track and field athletics, yearbook publication, Boys & Girls Club, and Saturday instruction are among some of the many programs offered on campus.


Mendez High School for College and Career Preparation is named after two Mexican American civil rights leaders who fought for educational equality. Located in Boyle Height, the school has over 684 students enrolled in grades 9 through 12. Students are offered a rigorous curriculum including courses in computer science, robotics, architectural drafting, Mandarin, biology, chemistry and environmental science and advanced placement courses to prepare them for post secondary education.  In addition to academics, the school provides drama and dance classes and athletic programs including team sports such as lacrosse.


Ritter Elementary School

Ritter Elementary, located in the Watts neighborhood between Santa Ana Boulevard and Alameda Street, offers K-5th grade instruction to 360 students.  In collaboration with the Partnership, the school has made significant gains in reading, and greatly improved its academic performance index (API) score. Ritter students have also shown a lot of improvement in their math scores, as they are given the opportunity to use ST Math in their curriculum. The school has an energetic and enthusiastic staff focused on improving student learning, and strong parent and community involvement.  Among some of the programs provided this past school year are Chats with the Principal, monthly student motivational assemblies, Hispanic Awareness Month celebrations, and a family field trip to a Hollywood Bowl concert.


Roosevelt Senior High School

Since joining the Partnership, Roosevelt has been converted from a year-round calendar to a traditional calendar where personalized learning has enhanced growth. Along with a traditional high school with 2,086 students enrolled, the campus also houses the Math, Science & Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt (358 students enrolled). Since joining the Partnership, Roosevelt main campus has seen a 66-point API jump and increases in every subject area on the California Standards Test in 2013. The school's graduation rate has also grown consistently, up 17% since joining the Partnership in 2008. 


Math, Science & Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt

Roosevelt Magnet, located on the Roosevelt main campus, joined the Partnership in 2008. Roosevelt Magnet is the Partnership’s first school to reach the State API target of 800 with an API of 803, making it the 7th highest performing traditional high school in all of LAUSD in 2013.


Santee Education Complex

Santee opened in 2005 on the site of a former dairy facility south of Downtown Los Angeles to create a high-performing school for the area’s 9th through 12th grade students.  With approx. 1,855 students, the school has been converted from a year-round to a traditional calendar. The school has also seen improvement in both their CAHSEE pass rates as well as in its annual API growth. In addition, the athletic program has produced basketball, track and soccer league champions.


Stevenson Middle School

This East Los Angeles neighborhood school is comprised of approximately 1,789 students in grades 6 through 8 and a faculty of 100 teachers.  The campus is also home to a magnet school for children identified as gifted and high achieving.  The school continues to improve the quality of instruction and has dramatically increased student attendance, resulting in greater opportunities for student achievement.  Recent accomplishments include an overall increase in English and Language Arts tests scores for all grades.  The school actively engages with the community and student body, and hosts motivational speakers including school alum and Major League Baseball player Ricky Romero.


Sunrise Elementary School

Founded in 1921, Sunrise Elementary is a Boyle Heights neighborhood school serving 463 students in grades K through 6.  It has an experienced administration and teaching staff and active parent group committed to providing a nurturing learning environment.  The school’s academic performance index or API score continues to improve, nearing state targets.  Last year, it saw a 41 point gain over its 2008 API score.  Other improvements include a remodeled library and the installation of classroom libraries and interactive whiteboards in each room. 
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