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Valor Academy High School

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Valor Academy High School

GRADES 9–12

Welcome to Valor Academy
High School!

Valor Academy High School is a supportive and charter public school in North Hills in the San Fernando Valley that is ranked in the top 10% 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 VAHS, 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 meet the requirements for admissions to a UC or Cal State university, and all receive up to 6 years of individualized higher education support to ensure they succeed and graduate.

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At a Glance

Programs

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

Academic Program

At Valor Academy High School, 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 a strong school culture that supports our students in internalizing the importance of championing equity and pursuing excellence through integridad and kohyang (community).

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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 Valor Academy High School, 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

Valor Academy High School

School Address
9356 Lemona Avenue, North Hills, CA 91343
T. (818) 934-8910
F. (818) 934-8916

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San Fernando Valley Schools

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

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

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

Student Testimonials

“I love Valor Academy High School because they gave me so many opportunities for my future. The education is great and challenging, and the teachers care for us all. My classmates are amazing.”

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Alumni Support & College Success

“Our school mission is to ensure that all of our scholars are college, career, and life ready by the time they graduate from Valor. And the way we accomplish that is not only by providing our students with rigorous learning experiences, but also making sure that they're having fun.”

22-23 Academic Calendar

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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

Bright Star Schools' Valor Academy Elementary School was featured on Telemundo52: Escuela ofrece técnicas de…

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