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K-5
Public charter
Los Angeles, CA
Students enrolled: 540
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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706 East Manchester Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90001

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(323) 752-6655
(323) 752-6344
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October 22, 2013
Great school with dedicated staff and teachers who truly care about the students and parents.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2013
Our school might be small but truly dedicated to our children's education with emphasis in areas such as math and science.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2013
It's great school.I couldn't be more pleased about the teachers and principal.I recommend this school to everybody that cares about their children's education.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2013
This is one of the few schools left dedicated to educate kids thoroughly.Two thumps up!

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2013
It's the best alternative I could find in public education.But,definitely we need more funds and parent involvement to keep up the good intentions.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2013
My school is Wisdom Academy for Young Scientist. I think others should know about this school. The staff are caring and qualified. The class size is small, which creates a better environment for learning. I think the school should expand. WAYS have the best science program. The children are given the opportunity to handle live animals

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2013
The teacher are very dedicated to make a difference. I love this school and would recommend it to my friends and family. Their curriculum is diverse, and innovative.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2013
I absolutely love this school my son has been attending since it opened its Salvation Army site.... I am a active parent in the school... The staff and teachers are amazing.... The school is not huge and because of that you are able to build solid relationships with the teachers and administration..... I would recommend this school to parents like myself who are active and love to spend time in class or close to the school....

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2013
Wisdom Academy is a Science-based Charter School serving grades K-5 in Southeast Los Angeles' Council District 15. We pride ourselves in maintaining a structured, rigorous educational environment. Students are held to a high standard, helping to ensure their ultimate success in life as leaders, and agents of positive change.

- submitted by a teacher
October 01, 2013
This school is great. You won't find more caring people that those who work at this school. The science program is so good with a special teacher who brings in animals for the kids to touch and learn about.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2013
Wisdom Academy has made a lot of great improvements over the past years. They have expanded, and now have 3 school sites. Lots of great and dedicated teachers are employed here. They encourage lots of parent involvement and have monthly school site council meetings where parents and staff share and vote on school decisions. This is a great alternative to a regular public schools.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2013
Awful if you have a child with challenges DO NOT take them there at all

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2013
The best elementary school in my area, considering the demographics. Small facility, great teachers and staff. My son seems to enjoy the school a lot and is learning at an advanced pace. Thank you Wisdom Academy for Young Scientists

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2012
very good school I have a 5th grader and a 1rst grader my kids are learning a lot. Yes is true is not a big school, but hey as long as my kids are safe and learning that's enough for me. air condining is all over the school they just fix it this week. Also their teachers are very good .

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2011
I am unsure of this schools ability to give the BEST educational program to students. The facility is horrible:inadequate space, the bathrooms reeks of urine, lacks air condition. Students use out-dated curriculum, limited technology, and doesn't develop students into scientists (science isn't being taught any differently than at any other school in south central LA). After this past year, having my child enrolled at WAYS and hearing all of the reasons why LAUSD did not renew its charter, I did not register my child for this upcoming year. The previous executive director didn't have the students in mind. Instead, she profited from the school renting the facility that she owned (a huge conflict of interested) and did not invest in technology, curriculum, or supplies. The administration lacks communication, doesn't handle misbehaved kids, RUDE, and under qualified if you asked me. The teachers try there best with what they have at least some do. I really questions there scores from previous year, and this year sums it up LOW scores, which makes sense after trying to help tutor some of these kids. Us parents tried to help out. Check out the school for yourself...its a JOKE!!!

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2011
VERY GOOD SCHOOL! TEACHERS ARE GREAT. MY SON IS LEARNING A LOT. AND NOW HE IS IN GATE PROGRAM. HE LOVES HIS SCHOOL

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
This school is one of the tops in teaching, the tactics that teachers use are unique and always interesting, it keeps all of that kids focus and wanting for more!

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 24, 2010
This school provides a challenging curriculum for my children, grades K and 4. The Principal and Teachers are approachable and care about the needs of the students.

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2009
This is a great school. This year I'll have three of my children attending (2nd grade-Reader, 1st grade-Reader, Kinder-Soon to be a Reader). Excellent teachers and staff!

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2009
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Wisdom Academy For Young Scientists
706 East Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90001
(323) 752-6655
Last modified Wisdom Academy For Young Scientists is a Charter school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Wisdom Academy For Young Scientists Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top