Animo Pat Brown High School is a public charter that opened in 2006 in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood home in south Los Angeles. The school offers a college prep curriculum with the goal of providing students with the educational tools needed to be prepared for college as well as the skills needed to become leaders in their community. As part of the Green Dot School system the school has high expectations and encourages excellence in all that students wish to accomplish. The school believes in parent involvement and provides small schools for urban students where they can excel.
Along with core subjects the school offers a few extra curricular activities, which include guitar, boxing, gaming, tutoring, students run LA, music design, fashion design, cheerleading, drivers education, Latin dance, photography, and credit recovery.
Parents expressed the teachers are amazing from being highly qualified to actually caring about their students. Teachers and staff are always willing to help any student with any problems they may have. The school offers all kinds of great classes that help students prepare for college as well as become responsible productive members of their community. Parents are very pleased with the progress of their students that are enjoying attending a school where they feel safe and important. A few students mentioned they would like to see a more sports offered but other than that they really enjoy going to Animo Pat Brown High School.
Academic Performance Index system showed that Animo Pat Brown High School had growth from the previous year. The results of the California Standards Tests showed that most grade levels across the core subjects were above average. There were a few that were average and even a couple below average, however, the majority were above state averages.
The school is providing a quality education where students wish to attend school and go on to college due to the caring and dedicated teachers and staff. Of course, as with any decision you make for your child, you should take a tour of the school to ensure the school will be right for your child.
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Animo Pat Brown High School
8255 Beach St.
Los Angeles, CA 90001