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Little Citizens Westside Academy

Private | 3-12 | 80 students


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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $210,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,330.

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Posted August 22, 2013

well i can say something i went to this school as a student for 7 years all i can say is .the people in this school are very well qualified it is a safe place to be in yes there are alot of kids with extreme issues but there is plenty of staff for such situations and the staff handle the student with profesionalism infact please take some consideration on where this school is located at im one of the class of 2005 living proof that i graduated and became a contributing citizen and became a better person becouase of all the help i got from this school and this school also helped me to get into collige and become something of myself as proof that i was a student i still remember free fridays Thank you Little citizens Westside academy

Posted April 14, 2013

Do not send your kid here if your child is innocent, send your kid here if he's got serious behavior problems (Cursing all the time, hurting people, doing drugs), being hyper and not doing good in school is not a good reason to send your kid to school. This school changes your kids, they learn all right, but they're not the same anymore. This school is full of violent and disturbing kids, sending your innocent little child would not be a good idea. There are many bullies in the school. It's not the school that changes your kids, it's the kids who are in the school that change your kids. This isn't a review, it's a warning.
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Posted March 9, 2011

this the worst school in the los angeles area i would not send my kids to this school the staff members do not have good people skills

Posted October 19, 2004

This is a wonderful school that provides quality education for students who have mild to severe special needs. It is run by a loving and crative staff who really believe in the children and have their best interest at heart. It is also a safe enviornment for the students and staff to work in and has more than one campus location. I would highly recommend this school to others who have children with academic an/or behavioral issues.
—Submitted by a teacher

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 89% 6%
Hispanic 9% 52%
White 3% 26%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Angela Moore
  • Coed
  • Nonsectarian


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  • Library
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4256 South Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90062
Phone: (323) 293-9775


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