Working for our Highest Need Students We Empower Schools The Partnership directly serves 14,500 students at 18 of the most historically underserved schools in LA Unified, including elementary, middle, and high schools in Boyle Heights, South LA, and Watts. Among these 18 schools are some of the most iconic educational institutions in Los Angeles, including campuses that are listed as national and state historic sites dating back to the 1880s. Our communities have rich cultural histories, and even schools that are newly opened in the last ten years have become focal points for community engagement. Explore Our Schools

Explore Our Schools

107th Street Elementary School

147 107th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90003

323-756-8137

Home of the Eagles, 107th Street Elementary school is located in South LA and is led by Principal Katherine Nelson. 107th Street has a Magnet school focusing on Math, Science, and Technology, and feeds into Gompers Middle School. 107th Street provides a personalized learning environment, including tiered instruction and interventions that address the individual, social, emotional, and academic needs of students.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

729

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107th Street Elementary School

147 107th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90003

Home of the Eagles, 107th Street Elementary school is located in South LA and is led by Principal Katherine Nelson. 107th Street has a Magnet school focusing on Math, Science, and Technology, and feeds into Gompers Middle School. 107th Street provides a personalized learning environment, including tiered instruction and interventions that address the individual, social, emotional, and academic needs of students.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

729

20th Street Elementary School

1353 East 20th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90011

(213) 747-7151

Home of the Dolphins, 20th Street Elementary is located in the heart of the South LA community. It is led by Principal Mario Garcielita and is an Extended Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grade school with approximately 655 students. It is one of the newest Partnership schools, having joined the network before the 2016-17 school year. 20th Street believes that the social emotional wellness of all students is vital to their learning and academic success. Students are surrounded by a community of professionals dedicated to their well-being. It is also implementing strong family engagement programs and mobilizing community partners to support the students. 20th Street is leading the way in literacy and building strong foundational skills in reading and mathematics.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

596

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20th Street Elementary School

1353 East 20th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90011

Home of the Dolphins, 20th Street Elementary is located in the heart of the South LA community. It is led by Principal Mario Garcielita and is an Extended Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grade school with approximately 655 students. It is one of the newest Partnership schools, having joined the network before the 2016-17 school year. 20th Street believes that the social emotional wellness of all students is vital to their learning and academic success. Students are surrounded by a community of professionals dedicated to their well-being. It is also implementing strong family engagement programs and mobilizing community partners to support the students. 20th Street is leading the way in literacy and building strong foundational skills in reading and mathematics.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

596

99th Street Elementary School

9900 S. Wadsworth Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90002

323-564-2677

Home of the Eagles, 99th Street Elementary school is located in Watts and is led by Principal Courtney Sawyer. The school, which opened in 1925, has developed strong partnerships with the community and enjoys active parent involvement. 99th Street strives to provide an outstanding K-5th grade learning environment for its population of approximately 609 students. Student achievement continues to improve at the school each year, evidenced by an 11% increase this past year in students meeting or exceeding standards on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) test in English Language Arts and an 8% increase for students meeting and exceeding the standards in mathematics. 99th Street School is also committed to providing differentiated experiences for students as well as incorporating blending learning activities into daily instruction.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

570

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99th Street Elementary School

9900 S. Wadsworth Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90002

Home of the Eagles, 99th Street Elementary school is located in Watts and is led by Principal Courtney Sawyer. The school, which opened in 1925, has developed strong partnerships with the community and enjoys active parent involvement. 99th Street strives to provide an outstanding K-5th grade learning environment for its population of approximately 609 students. Student achievement continues to improve at the school each year, evidenced by an 11% increase this past year in students meeting or exceeding standards on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) test in English Language Arts and an 8% increase for students meeting and exceeding the standards in mathematics. 99th Street School is also committed to providing differentiated experiences for students as well as incorporating blending learning activities into daily instruction.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

570

Carver Middle School

4410 McKinley Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90011

323-846-2900

Home of the Cougars, Carver Middle School is located in South Los Angeles near the Gilbert Lindsay Community Center Park and is led by Principal LaTasha Buck. The school, named after noted African American scientist George Washington Carver, works collaboratively with the Partnership to develop programs that benefit the whole child, such as band, jiu jitsu, and gardening.

Grade Levels

6-8

Number of Students

826

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Carver Middle School

4410 McKinley Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90011

Home of the Cougars, Carver Middle School is located in South Los Angeles near the Gilbert Lindsay Community Center Park and is led by Principal LaTasha Buck. The school, named after noted African American scientist George Washington Carver, works collaboratively with the Partnership to develop programs that benefit the whole child, such as band, jiu jitsu, and gardening.

Grade Levels

6-8

Number of Students

826

Dolores Huerta Elementary School

260 E. 31st Street

Los Angeles , CA 90011

323-846-4820

Home of the Bears, Dolores Huerta Elementary School is located in South Los Angeles and is led by Principal Estela Lopez. The school is named after Dolores Huerta, an American labor and civil rights leader. The campus opened in 2010, and the contemporary design includes a library, multi-purpose room, food service facilities and lunch shelter, underground parking and play fields. Dolores Huerta has a very welcoming environment and all stakeholders are dedicated to developing scholars, leaders and proactive citizens. Huerta is most known for its innovative instruction that focuses on developing students who lead the learning through all forms of communication.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

458

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Dolores Huerta Elementary School

260 E. 31st Street

Los Angeles , CA 90011

Home of the Bears, Dolores Huerta Elementary School is located in South Los Angeles and is led by Principal Estela Lopez. The school is named after Dolores Huerta, an American labor and civil rights leader. The campus opened in 2010, and the contemporary design includes a library, multi-purpose room, food service facilities and lunch shelter, underground parking and play fields. Dolores Huerta has a very welcoming environment and all stakeholders are dedicated to developing scholars, leaders and proactive citizens. Huerta is most known for its innovative instruction that focuses on developing students who lead the learning through all forms of communication.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

458

Figueroa Street Elementary School

510 West 111th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

323-756-9268

Figueroa Street Elementary School is located in Watts and is led by Principal Daniel Carrillo. Figueroa, home of the Dolphins, is a STEAM school that feeds into Gompers Middle School. Figueroa’s instructional endeavors have shifted towards ensuring our students have access to rigorous Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) instruction by designating a STEAM wing on our campus where students will have opportunities to receive hands-on instruction in these areas. We are committed to send our students prepared to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards in middle school.

Grade Levels

Pre K-5

Number of Students

344

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Figueroa Street Elementary School

510 West 111th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

Figueroa Street Elementary School is located in Watts and is led by Principal Daniel Carrillo. Figueroa, home of the Dolphins, is a STEAM school that feeds into Gompers Middle School. Figueroa’s instructional endeavors have shifted towards ensuring our students have access to rigorous Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) instruction by designating a STEAM wing on our campus where students will have opportunities to receive hands-on instruction in these areas. We are committed to send our students prepared to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards in middle school.

Grade Levels

Pre K-5

Number of Students

344

Grape Street Elementary School

1940 E. 111th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

323-564-5941

Home of the Eagles, Grape Street Elementary School is located in Watts and is led by Keith Nakano. Grape Street provides instruction for approximately 610 TK-5th grade students and is a feeder to Markham Middle School. Grape Street is one of the newest Partnership schools, having joined the network in the summer of 2016. The Partnership is excited to bring additional resources and supports that will add to the collective strengths of the faculty and leadership team. The school is working together with the Partnership to provide a safe learning environment that will help develop well rounded critical thinkers and focuses on every student’s academic success.

Grade Levels

TK-5

Number of Students

610

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Grape Street Elementary School

1940 E. 111th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90059

Home of the Eagles, Grape Street Elementary School is located in Watts and is led by Keith Nakano. Grape Street provides instruction for approximately 610 TK-5th grade students and is a feeder to Markham Middle School. Grape Street is one of the newest Partnership schools, having joined the network in the summer of 2016. The Partnership is excited to bring additional resources and supports that will add to the collective strengths of the faculty and leadership team. The school is working together with the Partnership to provide a safe learning environment that will help develop well rounded critical thinkers and focuses on every student’s academic success.

Grade Levels

TK-5

Number of Students

610

Griffith Joyner Elementary School

1963 E. 103rd St

Los Angeles, CA 90002

323-569-8141

Home of the C.H.A.M.P.S. (College Headed And Mighty Proud Students), Griffith Joyner Elementary is located in Watts and is led by Principal Melanie Edmond. The school is named after Olympic runner Florence Griffith Joyner, and feeds into Markham Middle School. Griffith Joyner has three small learning communities, allowing for specialized instruction to better meet the educational needs of its student body, and received a Turnaround Arts Grant from the Obama White House.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

806

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Griffith Joyner Elementary School

1963 E. 103rd St

Los Angeles, CA 90002

Home of the C.H.A.M.P.S. (College Headed And Mighty Proud Students), Griffith Joyner Elementary is located in Watts and is led by Principal Melanie Edmond. The school is named after Olympic runner Florence Griffith Joyner, and feeds into Markham Middle School. Griffith Joyner has three small learning communities, allowing for specialized instruction to better meet the educational needs of its student body, and received a Turnaround Arts Grant from the Obama White House.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

806

Hollenbeck Middle School

2510 E. Sixth Street

Los Angeles, CA 90023

323-780-3000

Home of the Junior Rough Riders, Hollenbeck Middle School is led by Principal Randy Romero and is located in Boyle Heights. Hollenbeck has a Science Technology Math and Medicine Magnet and offers a linked learning program, with students working in interdisciplinary teams to explore computer science concepts including programming and robotics. Hollenbeck has been serving the Boyle Heights community since 1914, and combines engaging instructional activities and events to create a stimulating learning environment. Hollenbeck Middle School feeds into the Boyle Heights Zone of Choice which includes Roosevelt High School.

Grade Levels

6-8

Number of Students

784

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Hollenbeck Middle School

2510 E. Sixth Street

Los Angeles, CA 90023

Home of the Junior Rough Riders, Hollenbeck Middle School is led by Principal Randy Romero and is located in Boyle Heights. Hollenbeck has a Science Technology Math and Medicine Magnet and offers a linked learning program, with students working in interdisciplinary teams to explore computer science concepts including programming and robotics. Hollenbeck has been serving the Boyle Heights community since 1914, and combines engaging instructional activities and events to create a stimulating learning environment. Hollenbeck Middle School feeds into the Boyle Heights Zone of Choice which includes Roosevelt High School.

Grade Levels

6-8

Number of Students

784

David Starr Jordan High School

2265 E 103rd St

Los Angeles, CA 90002

323-568-4100

Home of the Bulldogs, David Starr Jordan High School is located in Watts and is led by Principal Carlos Montes. Jordan is the only High School in Watts that offers an interdisciplinary College Preparatory Program that includes: Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) classes, an Art Academy, an Award Winning Athletics Program for girls and boys, as well as a highly specialized Special Needs Program that meets the complex demands of its exceptional learners. Jordan has exclusive partnerships with: City Year, College Track, College Summit, USC Trio, EduCare, Geffen Playhouse, and the Watts Health Center, in order to provide students with an array of individualized enrichment programs designed to support scholars on their path to colleges and universities. Jordan is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) through 2022, and is proud to serve the entire community and all learners!

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

525

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David Starr Jordan High School

2265 E 103rd St

Los Angeles, CA 90002

Home of the Bulldogs, David Starr Jordan High School is located in Watts and is led by Principal Carlos Montes. Jordan is the only High School in Watts that offers an interdisciplinary College Preparatory Program that includes: Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) classes, an Art Academy, an Award Winning Athletics Program for girls and boys, as well as a highly specialized Special Needs Program that meets the complex demands of its exceptional learners. Jordan has exclusive partnerships with: City Year, College Track, College Summit, USC Trio, EduCare, Geffen Playhouse, and the Watts Health Center, in order to provide students with an array of individualized enrichment programs designed to support scholars on their path to colleges and universities. Jordan is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) through 2022, and is proud to serve the entire community and all learners!

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

525

Edwin Markham Middle School

1650 East 104th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90002

323-568-5500

Home of the Eagles, Edwin Markham Middle School is located in Watts and is led by Principal Alex Kim. Edwin Markham Middle School also has a Magnet focusing on Health Careers that 120 students attend. The school is named after poet Edwin Markham and feeds into Jordan High School and Locke High School. Enrichment and after-school activities including soccer, volleyball (girls and boys teams), computer classes, dance, yearbook publication, Boys & Girls Club, City Year Intervention Program, Mouse Squad, MESA, and Students Run LA are among some of the many programs offered on campus.

Grade Levels

6-8

Number of Students

1025

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Edwin Markham Middle School

1650 East 104th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90002

Home of the Eagles, Edwin Markham Middle School is located in Watts and is led by Principal Alex Kim. Edwin Markham Middle School also has a Magnet focusing on Health Careers that 120 students attend. The school is named after poet Edwin Markham and feeds into Jordan High School and Locke High School. Enrichment and after-school activities including soccer, volleyball (girls and boys teams), computer classes, dance, yearbook publication, Boys & Girls Club, City Year Intervention Program, Mouse Squad, MESA, and Students Run LA are among some of the many programs offered on campus.

Grade Levels

6-8

Number of Students

1025

Math, Science & Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt

456 S. Mathews Street

Los Angeles, CA 90033

323-780-4551

The Math, Science, and Technology Magnet Academy (MSTMA) is located in the heart of Boyle Heights on the iconic Roosevelt High School campus and is led by Principal Jose A. Espinoza. MSTMA has received several state and national recognitions, most recently the California Gold Ribbon and the Title I Academic Achievement Award.

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

471

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Math, Science & Technology Magnet Academy at Roosevelt

456 S. Mathews Street

Los Angeles, CA 90033

The Math, Science, and Technology Magnet Academy (MSTMA) is located in the heart of Boyle Heights on the iconic Roosevelt High School campus and is led by Principal Jose A. Espinoza. MSTMA has received several state and national recognitions, most recently the California Gold Ribbon and the Title I Academic Achievement Award.

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

471

Mendez High School

1200 Plaza Del Sol

Los Angeles, CA 90033

323-981-5400

Home of the Jaguars, Mendez High School is located in Boyle Heights and is led by Principal Mauro Bautista. The school is named after Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez, Latino civil rights leaders who fought for educational equality. Mendez High School is the recipient of the 2015 National Unsung Heroes Award from Communities in Schools. Also, in 2015 Mendez High School was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a White House Bright Spot for Latina/o Education. Most recently, Mendez High School received the AT&T Aspire Award in 2016, marking the third time Mendez received this prestigious award.

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

916

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Mendez High School

1200 Plaza Del Sol

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Home of the Jaguars, Mendez High School is located in Boyle Heights and is led by Principal Mauro Bautista. The school is named after Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez, Latino civil rights leaders who fought for educational equality. Mendez High School is the recipient of the 2015 National Unsung Heroes Award from Communities in Schools. Also, in 2015 Mendez High School was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a White House Bright Spot for Latina/o Education. Most recently, Mendez High School received the AT&T Aspire Award in 2016, marking the third time Mendez received this prestigious award.

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

916

Ritter Elementary School

11108 Watts Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90059

323-564-2478

Home of the Bears, Ritter Elementary School is located in Watts and is led by Dr. Michelle Rappino. The school’s goal is to create a college bound culture. Ritter’s vision is to develop 21st Century learners, who can collaborate, communicate and think critically to ultimately achieve all future goals. The school has an energetic and enthusiastic staff that focuses on collaboration to improve student achievement. There is a strong parent voice that works to support the school’s vision and mission. Programs provided recently include LA Kings Hockey Clinic, Coffee with the Principal, monthly student motivational assemblies, kite flying with the Japanese American Society, and experiences off campus such as camping at Camp Ubuntu.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

316

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Ritter Elementary School

11108 Watts Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90059

Home of the Bears, Ritter Elementary School is located in Watts and is led by Dr. Michelle Rappino. The school’s goal is to create a college bound culture. Ritter’s vision is to develop 21st Century learners, who can collaborate, communicate and think critically to ultimately achieve all future goals. The school has an energetic and enthusiastic staff that focuses on collaboration to improve student achievement. There is a strong parent voice that works to support the school’s vision and mission. Programs provided recently include LA Kings Hockey Clinic, Coffee with the Principal, monthly student motivational assemblies, kite flying with the Japanese American Society, and experiences off campus such as camping at Camp Ubuntu.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

316

Roosevelt High School

456 S. Mathews Street

Los Angeles, CA 90033

323-780-6500

Roosevelt High School, the Home of the Mighty Rough Riders, is led by Principal Ben Gertner and is located in Boyle Heights. We are proud of our tradition of excellence since 1923. We are committed to student achievement in all areas: academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. We are a community school that believes in serving the whole student and family.

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

1488

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Roosevelt High School

456 S. Mathews Street

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Roosevelt High School, the Home of the Mighty Rough Riders, is led by Principal Ben Gertner and is located in Boyle Heights. We are proud of our tradition of excellence since 1923. We are committed to student achievement in all areas: academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities. We are a community school that believes in serving the whole student and family.

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

1488

Santee Education Complex (HS)

1921 S. Maple Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90011

213-763-1000

Home of the Falcons, Santee Education Complex is located in South Los Angeles and is led by Principal Susana Ansley-Gutierrez. 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. Santee's strong academic program includes the GATE School for Advanced Studies, AVID support classes, City Year, and the widest array of Advanced Placement classes. Santee also provides strong athletic teams, a swimming pool, fashion program, film, networking, drama, and culinary arts instruction.

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

1816

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Santee Education Complex (HS)

1921 S. Maple Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90011

Home of the Falcons, Santee Education Complex is located in South Los Angeles and is led by Principal Susana Ansley-Gutierrez. 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. Santee's strong academic program includes the GATE School for Advanced Studies, AVID support classes, City Year, and the widest array of Advanced Placement classes. Santee also provides strong athletic teams, a swimming pool, fashion program, film, networking, drama, and culinary arts instruction.

Grade Levels

9-12

Number of Students

1816

Stevenson Middle School

725 S. Indiana Street

Los Angeles, CA 90023

323-780-6400

Stevenson Middle School, Home of the Pirates, is located in the Boyle Heights/ East LA area and is led by Principal Leo Gonzalez. The school is named after the famous author Robert Louis Stevenson and has been in existence for over 90 years. The school includes two magnets focusing on Leadership and Technology and Gifted and High Achieving students. The school actively engages parents and has been the Partnership Parent Engagement school of the Year for the last seven years. Students have access to electives that include Spanish, Forensics, Coding, Graphic Arts, Journalism/Yearbook and Music. The student sports teams have won numerous Citywide sports titles and the school hosts motivational speakers including famous alumni and former Major League Pitcher, Ricky Romero.

Grade Levels

6-8

Number of Students

1,258

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Stevenson Middle School

725 S. Indiana Street

Los Angeles, CA 90023

Stevenson Middle School, Home of the Pirates, is located in the Boyle Heights/ East LA area and is led by Principal Leo Gonzalez. The school is named after the famous author Robert Louis Stevenson and has been in existence for over 90 years. The school includes two magnets focusing on Leadership and Technology and Gifted and High Achieving students. The school actively engages parents and has been the Partnership Parent Engagement school of the Year for the last seven years. Students have access to electives that include Spanish, Forensics, Coding, Graphic Arts, Journalism/Yearbook and Music. The student sports teams have won numerous Citywide sports titles and the school hosts motivational speakers including famous alumni and former Major League Pitcher, Ricky Romero.

Grade Levels

6-8

Number of Students

1,258

Sunrise Elementary School

2821 East 7th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90023

323-263-6744

Home of the Sabertooth Cat, Sunrise Elementary School is located in Boyle Heights and is led by Principal Luis Barraza. Sunrise feeds into both Hollenbeck and Stevenson Middle Schools. It has an experienced administration and teaching staff and active parent group committed to providing a nurturing learning environment.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

414

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Sunrise Elementary School

2821 East 7th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90023

Home of the Sabertooth Cat, Sunrise Elementary School is located in Boyle Heights and is led by Principal Luis Barraza. Sunrise feeds into both Hollenbeck and Stevenson Middle Schools. It has an experienced administration and teaching staff and active parent group committed to providing a nurturing learning environment.

Grade Levels

K-5

Number of Students

414