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Welcome to Everest Value School

Our mission is to establish and support free, high quality, values-based charter schools for students historically underserved by traditional public schools.
 
Grounded in our values, our rigorous academic programs challenge our students to be a part of a rich Transitional Kindergarten through 8th Grade learning environment. We have high expectations for our students and we do everything we can to ensure our students reach these expectations. Join us as we create an exceptional school, an exceptional community, and exceptional lives.

What our students say:

•I belong in this academic community;
• My ability and competence grow with
my effort;
• I can succeed at this; and
• This work has value for me.
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We Climb

With unanimous support from the neighborhood council, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission, and the California School Finance Authority, we’re cleared to move to the construction phase of the Everest Value School project. With the support of friends and generous donors, we’re on our way to achieving our goal of $5.5 million in private gifts toward the total cost of the project. As always, we rely on our committed leaders.
  • Value Schools Students:1,666
  • English Language Learners:28%
  • Socioeconomically Disadvantaged:95%
  • High School Graduates:97%
  • College Ready Graduates:83%
  • Accepted to 4-year Universities:73%

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Chris Medinger

Pioneers of Everest Value: Chris Medinger

Chris Medinger began his Everest Value journey in a conversation with then-CEO Gerry Jacoby: “The bad news is we’re not promoting you to vice-principal. The good news is we’re asking you to start a whole new school.”

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