Alliance Jack H. Skirball Middle School

We are currently enrolling students in grades 6-8 for the 2015-2016 school year!


Enrollment for Current School Year

430 students in grades 6-8

Date Opened

August 2007


603 East 115th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
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(323) 905-1377


(323) 905-1378


Enrollment Deadline

Thursday, December 10, 2015
(still accepting applications)

Apply in English or Spanish.

For questions about enrollment and to complete an application, please visit our enrollment page or call Bianca Solares at (323) 905-1377.


Alliance Skirball Middle School utilizes the Blended Learning for Alliance School Transformation (BLAST) education model, which provides each student with a laptop and uses a wide variety of technological tools to prepare them for success in college and future careers.  To read more about the BLAST model, click here.


Alliance Skirball Middle School is located in Willowbrook, on the border of Watts. One of the most densely populated neighborhoods in Los Angeles, the area is primarily home to African American and Latino families.


  • 85% Latino, 14% African American, 1% Other
  • 18% English Language Learners
  • 9% Special Needs Students
  • 96% Free/Reduced Meal Program Participants


  • Academic Performance Index (API) score: 752
  • For more Alliance Skirball Middle School performance indicators, click here

Principal Profile

Joy May-Harris is an established instructional leader with a proven track record of improving academic outcomes in inner-city schools.  She has more than 15 years of teaching experience and excelled as the Assistant Principal at Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology Academy High School for two years prior to taking over as Principal at Alliance Skirball Middle School. Ms. May-Harris has a bachelor's degree in African American studies from Florida A&M and a master's in Educational Administration from California State University, Northridge.

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