The Russell Westbrook Why Not? Academy delivers world-class education to South Los Angeles youth grades 6 through 12 while simultaneously developing academic achievers, athletes and activists committed to social change. The Academy is a community hub that offers students a safe and personalized learning environment and engages parents as partners in their children’s education. Why Not? Academy, which consists of a High School and Middle School, are public charter schools authorized by the Los Angeles County Office of Education and are members of California Charter School Association.