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Stella High Charter Academy

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Stella High Charter Academy

GRADES 9–12

Welcome to Stella High
Charter Academy!

Stella High Charter Academy is a supportive and high-performing charter public school in South Los Angeles that is ranked in the top 5% of high schools nationwide. We are open to all students of all abilities in grades 9-12, and our school is 100% free to attend. 

At Stella High, we are a small school where every student is known and supported to thrive. We prepare all students for success in high school, higher education, and beyond. All of our graduates receive up to 6 years of individualized higher education support to ensure they succeed and graduate.

Become a Stella High Eagle today!

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At a Glance

Programs

As a Bright Star School, Stella High Charter Academy offers our students rigorous academics, inclusive education, social-emotional support, and rich life opportunities beyond the classroom.

Academic Program

At Stella High Charter Academy, we hold our students to high standards and provide robust support to ensure that they succeed in high school, in higher education, and in their careers and lives beyond.

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Academic Program
Counseling & Restorative Practices

Together, we’re building strong relationships with our students and a safe and inclusive space where our students can thrive.

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Counseling & Restorative Practices
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
Athletics & Clubs

At Stella High Charter Academy, we offer our students numerous opportunities to participate in athletics, clubs, and activities.

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Athletics & Clubs
Life Experience Lessons

Field Trips and Life Experience Lessons (LEL) have been a hallmark of Bright Star Schools’ program since our founding in 2003.

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Life Experience Lessons

Our Values

Our Impact Graduation Rate

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

Stella High Charter Academy

School Address
1600 W. Imperial Highway
Los Angeles, CA 90047
T. (424) 789-8337
F. (323) 978-2423

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Our Campuses

1. Stella Elementary Charter Academy (Grades TK - 4)

2. Stella Middle Charter Academy (Grades 5 - 8)

3. Stella High Charter Academy (Grades 9 - 12)

Student Testimonial

“So many things at Bright Star Schools helped me figure out what I want to do. My high school experience [at Stella High Charter Academy] directed me to my future path.”

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Our Staff Support

“Our goal is to support all of our students so that they're prepared when they graduate from high school to be successful in higher education and their life beyond that in ways that are fulfilling and exciting to them.”

22-23 Academic Calendar

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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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