Alliance Kory Hunter Middle School

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Alliance Kory Hunter Middle School

Huntington Park

Alliance Kory Hunter Middle School

Alliance Kory Hunter Middle School (KHMS) is a free public charter school that is driven by our core values: Pride, Respect, Integrity, Determination, and Empathy (P.R.I.D.E.). Alliance KHMS leads our scholars to greater opportunities through data driven instruction, partnerships, wrap-around services, SEL, staff/scholar/family support, and celebrations of contributions and achievements.

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  • Alliance KHMS recognizes that scholars need support from multiple people in their lives who can encourage their progress, so our school invites families in our community to collaborate often. We provide spaces that lift our families' voices and offer opportunities to engage in the planning of their child's education.
  • Our school is proud to have birthed several arenas that focus on racial equity. Early on, KHMS established our Black Student Union (BSU). In 2019, KHMS established an Equity Leadership Team that facilitated courageous conversations around racism and ways to dismantle oppressive systems.


School size
450 scholars in grades 6-8

  • We are proud to prepare our scholars for high school and beyond! In order to reach all of our different learners we offer co-taught courses, honors English and math, electives such as creative writing, social justice, and film studies. We recently began a partnership with Apple to introduce our scholars to the world of coding!
  • We use data to shape our practices and adapt to meet the needs of scholars with disabilities, our English Learners, and our African American scholars, to ensure we are supporting their development.
  • We offer extracurriculars that include: STEM programming with Apple, after school programs, basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, and various clubs to meet every scholar interest!

Dr. Abeni Carr-Johnson

Principal

Principal Profile

Dr. Abeni Carr-Johnson has spent over 18 years working as an educator and activist. Described as a servant leader, Dr. Johnson has focused on leaning into a joy to foster a student-centered school. Dr. Carr-Johnson believes that a culturally responsive, project-based learning environment helps remove barriers to learning. 

 

Before joining Alliance, Dr. Carr-Johnson has led in various arenas of education, such as high school teacher, dean of scholars, after-school coordinator, college counselor, philanthropist, Justice, Diversity, & Equity (JDE) consultant, and board member for several youth organizations. She has spent years working with and advocating for unaccompanied youth and students experiencing homelessness in order to ensure that they receive the services and resources to close the equity gap and help all scholars attain postsecondary collegiate success.

 

Education:

  • Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
  • M.A., Educational Leadership, California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • M.A., Education, California State University, Los Angeles
  • B.A., English, California State University, Northridge

Accepting Applications for the 2024-25 School Year

Grades 6-12

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