Preparing Los Angeles students for success in college, career, and life.

Network of Schools

Our schools are transforming the lives of children and families in South Los Angeles.

LAUSD Partner Schools

LA Promise CHARTER Schools


Our programs allow us to reach students throughout Los Angeles County.




Discover the people and programs that define the LA Promise Fund.

  • Joseph is a senior at Manual Arts High School in South LA. He is one of 1500 students navigating academics, social life, and extracurriculars every day. But his story is a little different. He was born in Nigeria and moved with his twin brother to......

  • Rosa Pastor is a first-time Math teacher at LA Promise Charter Middle School in South LA. Before coming here, she worked at the LA Promise Fund offices, answering phones and running CEO Veronica Melvin’s peripatetic schedule. Now, sitting inside her classroom, plastered with college pennants......

  • We did it! Thanks to our sponsors’ generous support, the Girls Build Summit was an immense success and an inspiration to everyone who attended. Ten thousand high school girls were moved by keynote speaker Shonda Rhimes, who called on them to use their voices and......

  • By Peter Horton “I would be lying if I said there haven’t been any challenges.” That’s Davit Antonyan, who spent this summer as an intern at Ares Management, an international asset management company. Davit was one of 85 students selected for a paid internship through......


Find out about our schools and programs.