CHAMPS Charter High School of the Arts

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Basic Information

Address: 6842 Van Nuys Blvd
County: Los Angeles County
School District: Independent
Phone Number: 8189947614
Fax Number: 8189949381 
Principal: Linda Pierce

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Additional Information

Accreditation: WASC
School Type: Performing & Multimedia Arts Charter High School
School Mascot: Panthers
Founded: 2005
Ages/Grades: Grades 9-12
School Setting:

Welcoming, Inclusive, and Inviting: We are proud to offer a rich community feel with pillars of collaboration and communication to support. We are a full inclusion school.

School Schedule (Hours in Day): 8:15-3:30
School Size: 700
Classroom Size: 20-25
Student/Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Departments: CHAMPS offers students a choice of nine different academies, along with our traditional academic offerings. 
  1. Digital Media Arts Academy
  2. Robotics Academy
  3. Theatre Academy
  4. Dance Academy
  5. Written Arts Academy
  6. Global Impact Academy
  7. Programming & Game Design Academy
  8. Digital Cinema Academy
  9. Music Academy
Academic Departments:
  1. English
  2. Math
  3. Social Sciences
  4. Science
  5. World Language
Percentage of Graduating Class: 97%
Support Services:

Full Special Ed staff with Resource Specialist Providers, Behavior Intervention Specialists, Educational Therapist, DIS Counselor, and a School Psychologist.

Summer School: No
School Clubs:

Archery Club
Armenian Club
Book Club
Change for Ukraine
Drama Teachers Association of Southern California (DTASC)
Dungeons and Dragons (D&D)
Environmental Club
Estudiantes de Esperanza
Film Club
Gender and Sexualities Club
Jesus Club
Jewish Student Union (JSU)
Key Club
LA-Do Something
Latino Student Association
Model United Nations (MUN)
Musical Theatre Club
Speech and Debate
Travis Manion Foundation Club
Video Game Club

Notable Graduates:

Dara Renee, Amanda LaCount, Kylee Russell, Chelsea Tavares, Sam Lerner, Gaby Lemus, Eden Sher, Yael Ronsenblum, Dianne Lake

Parking Spaces/Availability:

Parking spaces are available for purchase for students.

Auditions: CHAMPS does not require auditions to be considered for admission. 
Mission Statement: CHAMPS educates, guides, and inspires creative and critical thinking through artistic experience.
Philosophy/Belief Statement: We believe that arts are an essential part of educating the whole child and developing the 21st century skills of Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity. Arts + Smarts = Success.