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Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 12

The school's application deadline is February 15, 2018.








If you have questions please contact the school at: (323) 238-7270

131 East 50th Street  
Los Angeles, CA 90011


450 students in grades 6-8


Date Opened

August 2013



Alliance CRMA 12 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.  


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 students in grades 9-12.


95% Latino, 4% African American, and 1% Other, 22% English Language Learner
(ELL) students, 98% free or reduced meal program participants.


School performance data for Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 12 will be available soon.

Principal Profile

Robin 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.