Students enrolled 632
School leader Kerry Kehrley

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225 South Oxford Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004

(213) 368-5600
(213) 739-2550
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5 stars
Based on 16 ratings

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February 23, 2014
My son has attended this school for a year now and I have to day that this is a great school. My son absolutely loves it, the staff is super attentive and I love seeing how staff all over the school knows my son by his first name; and it actually seems to be something they practice with all the children as I've witnessed with other kids as well, as a parent it gives me comfort to see that my son isn't just another kid on campus. The principal is always easy to reach and talk to, the school is clean and they have an excellent after school program until 6pm. This is a Great school, for a public school to have an 8 out of 10 in LA; it says wonders about the staff and how incredibly they have to work to achieve those scores.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2013
My child started Kindergarten in August 2012 in the Spanish/English Dual Language Program at Charles H Kim El and she LOVES her school! Ms. Ochoa is an wonderful teacher and has inspired my child to become a life-long learner! My child loves learning new reading and math skills in her classroom, visiting the computer lab or beautiful library. The school holds high academic standards for the kids. The Spanish/English Dual Language Program is excellent. My child has learned so much in reading, writing and speaking Spanish,(and we are an English speaking family at home). Principal Kehrley does an excellent job leading the school and is always available to answer parent questions or concerns. The office staff is warm, welcoming and helpful. The school is wonderfully culturally diverse, as are my child's new school friends. The school participates in Inner City Arts and YOLA. Charles Kim Elementary is a true gem in L.A.

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2012
I love working at this school. The staff is positive and a pleasure to work with. The leadership is the best, and most effective, I've worked with after teaching for LAUSD for 13 years.

- submitted by a teacher
October 12, 2012
My child loves this school, the teachers and his class mates! Ever since he started kinder and now at 1st grade his appetite for books has been extraordinary, eager to to read and figure out problems or stories ,and goes and on, the teachers at Charles H Kim are doing a tremendous jwork with our children attending Charles H Kim, inspiring and enabling them to reach their maximum potential. As a parents we love the dual language Spanish, Korean immersion, as many research has proven, is a program that benefits our children in a positive way. I want to give thanks to Principal Kehrley, for giving us a great tour of the school and being so gracious and kind in explaining us what Charles H Kim was all about, and also to teacher Ms A. Kim for inspiring and building his foundation, and his current teacher Ms. Lee for bringing out the best he has in him and at the same time keeping things fun! gk

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2012
My child has begun Kinder in this school. Although my first selection was Cahuenga Elementary School, I must admit that, this school academically is very strict and teaches students self discipline. I home schooled my child for Pre-K and I'm glad that I taught him a lot. This school does not baby sit kids. My son comes home with a stack of homework ( and work sheets that were done during class time) and as far as I can recall, not even in 5th grade I had that much homework. The good old days were kids from Kinder will carry an empty backpack and sing silly songs are long gone. So far, I'm very pleased. His teacher Mr. Corea communicates with us the parents, he is very loving and gentle with the kids and carries a sense of humor.

- submitted by a parent
June 15, 2011
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March 31, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2009
really cool school awesome teachers and great activities.

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January 20, 2009
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September 18, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 01, 2008
Charles H. Kim is an excellent school beginning with an excellent leader, Dr. Sandra Kim. My children look forward to going to school and all the staff constantly encourage students to be all that they can be. I appreciate their after school programs and hope that they continue to score high on the API.

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June 23, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2008
The principal and teachers work hard to make students 'Happy High Achievers.' Under the principal's outstanding and effective leadership teachers provide outstanding education. My son's CST score increased dramatically in 3rd grade. He had almost perfect scores for both math and language arts. School also provides extracurricular activities such as dancing, field trip, etc. School has many parent volunteers that help with safety valet parking, copying, etc. It's a wonderful school.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2008
Charles H Kim Elementary is a very good, organized and clean school, most of all, it has human factor and good values. I won't regret enrolling my kids in this school.

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May 04, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
no rating March 28, 2008
Excellent School! All teachers, staff and administrators are very involved and dedicated to helping students acheive and succeed!

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February 02, 2008
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- submitted by a student
December 14, 2007
This school is rated as high as some private schools.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 11, 2007
Very high achieving, welcoming school where all students can be successful! From office staff, to teachers, to the principal, it's the best school in the District, maybe in the entire nation!

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Charles H. Kim Elementary School
225 South Oxford Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90004
(213) 368-5600
Last modified Charles H. Kim Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Charles H. Kim Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top