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Stella Middle Charter Academy

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Stella Middle Charter Academy

GRADES 5-8

Welcome to Stella Middle
Charter Academy!

Stella Middle is a joyful, supportive charter public school in the Baldwin Village community of Los Angeles. We are open to all students of all abilities in grades 5-8, and our school is 100% free to attend.

Originally founded in 2003, Stella Middle is the flagship school of Bright Star Schools. Our beautiful, brand new campus in Baldwin Village opened in 2020. 

At Stella Middle, we provide our Stella Gryffons with high-quality instruction and holistic, inclusive support so that they’re prepared for success in high school and higher education. We emphasize positive relationships and value the whole child. Join our Stella Middle family today!

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At a Glance

Programs

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

Academic Program

At Stella Middle Charter Academy, we are committed to providing the high-quality instruction necessary for our students to thrive in high school and higher education.

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Academic Program
Counseling & Restorative Practices

All Bright Star students, from transitional kindergarten through 12th grade, have a counselor who knows them, their dreams, and their needs so that we can meet them.

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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
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
After School Program

Stella Middle Charter Academy provides free after school programming every school day through After-School All-Stars.

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After School Program

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

Stella Middle Charter Academy

School Address
4301 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008

T. (323) 406-7155
F. (424) 209-4269

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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

“All the staff actually want to help the students to make them feel safe here at the school and make sure that they're all right.”

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Our Staff Support

“What makes Stella Middle Charter Academy unique is the staff are really, really committed to the success of all our students. Our job as educators is to guide our students so that they're able to reach their full potential.”

22-23 Academic Calendar

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Latest News & Updates

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