2024 California Distinguished School


At Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School, curiosity meets academic excellence.

Our school is named after the first Latina Astronaut in space, inspiring our STEM forward curriculum. Ánimo Ellen Ochoa places a very high emphasis on the academic success and emotional well-being of all students. We challenge every student to reach their maximum potential, equipping them with the skills required to follow their unique academic pursuits and extracurricular endeavors in high school and beyond.

School at a Glance

300 Students

94% of Families Recommend Our School

9:1 Student to Adult Ratio


We are consistently making strides in educational excellence, and are honored to have been recognized for our outstanding achievements: 

  • California Distinguished School
  • California Community School Grant Winner

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Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School, 4360 Dozier Street
Los Angeles, CA 90022 United States
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