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Rise Kohyang Elementary School

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Rise Kohyang Elementary School

TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN TO GRADE 5

Welcome to Rise Kohyang
Elementary School!

We are a small school where every student is known, loved, and supported to thrive. We welcome students of all abilities to enroll in our high quality, joyful, and free charter public school! 
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At a Glance

Programs

As a Bright Star School, Rise Kohyang Elementary School offers our students rigorous academics, inclusive education, social-emotional support, and rich life opportunities beyond the classroom.

Academic Program

At Rise Kohyang Elementary School, we balance rigorous academics with holistic support so our students can reach the expectations we have for their success.

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Academic Program
Social Emotional Development

We believe that achievement and growth in core academic programs is important, and equally important is a child’s social-emotional development, physical wellness, and happiness. 

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Social Emotional Development
Enrichments

True to our focus on developing the whole child, we provide enriching learning opportunities – including art and dance.

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Enrichments
After School Program

We offer a free after school enrichment program each day that includes a homework hour, enrichment, and exploratory play. 

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After School Program
Life Experience Lessons

We believe that students must be offered opportunities to enhance their education with real-life experiences (when safe and appropriate to do so).

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Life Experience Lessons
Inclusive (Special) Education

At Bright Star Schools, we welcome all students of all abilities, families, and community members.

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Inclusive (Special) Education

Our Values

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Integridad

means we need to be the best versions of ourselves

Our Values Ubuntu

Ubuntu

means our humanity is shared and we value kindness

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Kohyang

means hometown and encourages us to build meaningful connections

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Growth

means having a mindset that allows us to achieve excellence

Rise Kohyang Elementary

School Address
600 S. La Fayette Park Place, Los Angeles, CA 90057
T. (213) 224-8900
F. (323) 978-2423

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Our Campuses

4. Rise Kohyang Elementary School (Grades TK - 5 at scale)

5. Rise Kohyang Middle School (Grades 6-8)

6. Rise Kohyang High School (Grades 9-12)

Student Testimonial

"Here at RKES I get to be a learner. I love learning so much!"

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Our Staff Support

“What makes RKES unique and special is the fact that every single individual, every teacher, every staff member, brings love, joy, excitement, and care for all the students.”

22-23 Academic Calendar

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Pupil Free Day (Bright Star Schools Professional Development)

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School Resumes

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Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Valor Academy High School - Open House for Prospective Families

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After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles

Bright Star Schools is happy to announce our partnership with After-School All-Stars, Los Angeles on the 21st Century application.  If successful, this award will allow us to provide our students with a comprehensive after-school program at: 

  • Stella Elementary Charter Academy 
  • Stella High Charter Academy
  • Rise Kohyang Elementary School
  • Rise Kohyang High School  
  • Valor Academy Elementary School
  • Valor Academy High School

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