Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 12

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Now accepting applications!

The lottery deadline for the 2022-23 school year is February 11, 2022.

131 East 50th Street  
Los Angeles, CA 90011

(323) 238-7270





450 scholars in grades 6-8

Date Opened

August 2013


Alliance CRMA 12 is located in the South Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles, on the border of Historic South Central. This densely populated area is primarily home to African American and Latino families.

Alliance CRMA 12 is located near Alliance Patti & Peter Neuwirth Leadership Academy, which serves scholars in grades 9-12.


98% Latino, 21% English Language Learners (ELL), 8% special education, and  87% free or reduced meal program participants.

Principal Profile

Robin ManlyRobin Manly comes to Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 12 with more than 15 years of experience in education in Southern California, serving as a middle school teacher, high school administrator, and district-level director with a focus on instruction and developing new teachers. Ms. Manly holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in literature from California State University, Los Angeles, as well as a master's degree in educational leadership from Cal Poly Pomona, and an administrative credential from Point Loma Nazarene University. Prior to her career in education, Ms. Manly was a writer and editor for the Los Angeles Times.