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Valor Academy Elementary School

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Valor Academy Elementary School

TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN TO GRADE 4

Welcome to Valor Academy
Elementary School! 

We are a school where every student is known, loved, and supported to thrive. We welcome students of all abilities from transitional kindergarten to 4th grade 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, Valor Academy Elementary School offers our students rigorous academics, inclusive education, social-emotional support, and rich life opportunities beyond the classroom.

Academic Program

At Valor Academy 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
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
Enrichments

True to our focus on developing the whole child, we provide enriching learning opportunities – including art and gardening – for all Valor Academy Elementary School students.

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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

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

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Life Experience Lessons

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

Valor Academy Elementary School

School Address
8755 Woodman Avenue, Arleta, CA 91331
T. (818) 217-2733
F. (323) 978-2423

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Our Campuses

7. Valor Academy Elementary School (Grades TK-4)

8. Valor Academy Middle School (Grades 5-8)

9. Valor Academy High School (Grades 9-12)

Parent Testimonial

“I love Valor Academy Elementary because of the teachers and the people that make this a home. The way my daughter expresses herself and the way she communicates, that's something that I know she's gotten from here.”

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Our Staff Support

“At Valor Academy Elementary School, we're all a family. We look out for each other. We help each other grow. We are trying to extend what we are learning here to the world so that we can make the world a better place.”

22-23 Academic Calendar

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Rise Kohyang 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

Latest News & Updates

Valor Academy Elementary School Featured on Telemundo52

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January 17, 2023

Bright Star's Innovative Teacher Residency Program Featured in LA Parent Magazine

Bright Star Schools is featured in LA Parent magazine! The January/February 2023 issue highlights Bright Star’…

January 10, 2023

News: Valor Elementary Featured on Univision

Bright Star Schools’ mindfulness, meditation, and social-emotional learning program at Valor Academy Elementar…

December 15, 2022

News: Bright Star Mindfulness Program Featured on WebMD

News: Bright Star Mindfulness Program Featured on WebMD
Bright Star Schools’ Valor Academy Elementary Sc…

December 1, 2022

News: Bright Star's Innovative Teacher Residency Program Featured on Spectrum 1

Bright Star Schools has created an innovative new teacher pipeline in partnership with Alder Graduate School of Educ…

November 30, 2022