Katherine Johnson STEM Academy
8701 Park Hill Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Principal: Kyle Hunsberger
Grades served: 6-8
Student-Teacher Ratio: 25:1 (approx.)
Special Education: Resource Specialist Program ("push-in", "pull-out")
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Enrollment is residentially based serving Westchester, Playa del Rey, and Playa Vista. Intra- and Inter-district permits are available for those who live outside the residential boundaries, space permitting.
Katherine Johnson STEM Academy educates grades 6-8 with a progressive integrated STEM curriculum, featuring robotics and coding (1:1 Chromebooks taken home nightly), rooted in a social-emotional approach that guides students to understand and regulate their emotions.
As the LAUSD residential middle school for Westchester, Playa del Rey, and Playa Vista, we work in partnership with Loyola Marymount University as a demonstration school site designed to develop cutting edge curriculum, as well as the next generation of outstanding teachers, while simultaneously offering a wide range of educational opportunities, including a full-time Resource Specialist, along with Honors and GATE classes pushing our students to excel above their grade levels, specifically in math where we offer LAUSD’s Accelerated Math Curriculum.
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Electives: Computer Science, Robotics, Physical Computing, Art, Journalism, Geography, Leadership
Sports Programs: FIYA Basketball, Cheerleading
Questions? info@kjstemacademy or 323.673.1230