Quick Facts

QUICK FACTS ABOUT NEW HEIGHTS CHARTER SCHOOL

  • Founded in 2006 by Amy Berfield and a group of educators, community health experts, and artists
  • Executive Director – Amy Berfield
  • Location – Los Angeles, CA on two campuses
  • TK – 8 enrollment –  430 students
  • Faculty – 22 full time teachers; 30 full and part time staff
  • Average Teacher/Student Ratio 22:1 (Class size varies by grade level.)
  • Before School, Afterschool, and Summer programs
  • Campus resources: iPads/computers for each classroom, classroom libraries with literature and nonfiction text, and fully equipped science kits.

Two Los Angeles campuses

The Lower Campus
Transitional Kinder – Second Grade, Administrative Office

2202 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008
323.508.0155

The Upper Campus
Third – Eighth Grade and Administrative Offices
3989 Hobart Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90062
323.508.0130

 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Strong college-preparatory program from which each student will develop a personal commitment to learning
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accreditation
  • Lower School Athletic Teams: 72 league championships, 16 CIF championships, 5 regional and 2 state championships
  • Upper School Athletic Teams: 14 championships in the last five years
  • The only LA charter school to receive two Teaching American History grants from the US Department of Education.
  • TK-8 Social and Emotional Development program includes: Daily Class Meetings, Counseling: Social worker/counselor on campus, and conflict resolution
  • Daily Physical Education: Emphasizes connection between mind and body
  • Life Skills Teaching: students receive information, communication, and decision-making skills needed for responsible, caring behavior towards self and others.