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Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership Academy

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The deadline to apply, before the lottery, is November 1, 2019.  

 

 

www.avrlacademy.org

2941 West 70th Street  
Los Angeles, CA 90043

(323) 920-4388

 

 


 
 
 
 
 
Enrollment
450 scholars in grades 6-8 
 
Date Opened
August 2015 

 

Community
Alliance Leadership Middle Academy is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles, on the border of Inglewood. One of the oldest neighborhoods in LA, Hyde Park is primarily home to African American families. 
 
Demographics
71% Latino, 29% African American, 23% English Language Learners (ELL), 15% Special Education, 92% free or reduced meal program participants. 
 
Principal
Joy May-HarrisPrincipal 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, including a position as the assistant principal at Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology Academy High School and later principal at Alliance Jack H. 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.