We recognize that each child is unique and learns in their own way. At USC College Prep- Pico Union/Westlake, students and teachers work together to develop PERSONALIZED learning plans so each student's needs are met at the pace they need. We provide a high quality college prep curriculum, and we help students develop their sense of PURPOSE. We also take pride in fostering a tight-knit COMMUNITY between students and their peers and school staff.
The school will open its doors to its first 9th grade class in August of 2017. It will provide students and families with a safe and nurturing school environment that has high expectations and delivers a rigorous and quality personalized college prep experience.
USC College Prep- Pico Union/Westlake will prepare each of its graduates to use their college degrees and careers to make a Positive Multigenerational Change. This free, public charter high school personalizes learning through technology, focuses on self-awareness, agency, purpose and builds college-ready mindsets to ensure all of its students are ready to go to and graduate from the best colleges in the country. Fundamental to our model is building a safe and welcoming school culture with high expectations while fostering student autonomy.
We are currently seeking our first 9th grade class, and will expand one grade level per year until we serve students in grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2020.
Together, we use our college degrees and careers to make positive multigenerational change.
USC College Prep- Pico Union/Westlake exits to interrupt the systemic inequities that continue to oppress individuals from low socioeconomic communities. We do this by taking actions rooted on the following values:
Integrity: We have consistency between our values and actions.
Entrepreneurialism: We use our autonomies to identify needs and create great solutions.
Mastery: We constantly seek to improve upon our results.
Joy: We express gratitude and celebrate our successes along the way.