Ivy Academia Entrepreneurial Charter School celebrates the accomplishments of our students, staff and instructional community. Please review some of our accomplishments:
- In 2007, Ivy received the New York Times Award
- In 2007, Ivy received the Kaufman Foundation Platinum Award
- In 2007, Ivy joined National Honor Society
- In 2008, Ivy became a member of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF)
- In 2009, Ivy Cheer Team took first and second place in competition
- In 2010, Ivy received a six year term of accreditation by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
- In 2010, HS Girls' Volleyball Team was the undefeated CIF Volleyball Champion
- In 2010, Ivy students took second place in the UCLA Anderson School of Business ECHO Project
- In 2010, Ivy students received the Best Community Service Award in the USC QuikScience Challenge
- In 2011, Ivy students took first place in the UCLA Anderson School of Business ECHO Project
- In 2011, Ivy honored our first graduating class
- In 2012, Ivy's Valedictorian received the Gates Millennium Scholarship
- In 2013, Ivy's Charter was renewed for 5 years
- In 2013, Ivy students received the Best Future Visionaries Award in the USC QuikScience Challenge
- In 2014, HS Girls' Volleyvall Team was the CIF Champion
- In 2015, HS Girls' Basketball Team came in as CIF First Runner Up
- In 2015, MS students took third place in the UCLA Anderson School of Business ECHO Project
Our staff continues to shine professionally and bring pride to our organization:
- Mrs. Daneshmand was honored as the Ivy Academia High School Teacher of the Year by the Encino Chamber of Commerce 2015.
- Mrs. Martinez was honored as the Ivy Academia Middle School Teacher of the Year by the Encino Chamber of Commerce 2015.
- Mrs. Booth was honored as the Ivy Academia Elementary School Teacher of the Year by the Encino Chamber of Commerce 2015.
- Ms. Guss was honored as the Ivy Academia Middle School Teacher of the Year by the Encino Chamber of Commerce 2014.
- Mrs. Cuprill and Mrs. Brasch were honored for the Civic Learning Award by the State Superintendent and the California Bar Association
- Ms. Gennaro was honored by the Consortium of Entrepreneurial Education
- Mr. Macdonald received a training grant for Guided Language Acquisition Design.
- GATE Program (Gifted and High Ability) in Grades 2-8
- Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses in Grades 9-12
- High School Courses approved by University of California and California State University
- Credit Recovery courses in Grades 9-12
We are committed to giving back to our community. Here are some examples of how we have contributed to others:
- Donated ten pallets of food to West Valley Food Pantry
- Raised $1500 for Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and donated candy to the stuents in a program called Reverse Trick or Treat
- Raised close to $2000 for the Pennies for Leukemia and Lymphoma Association
- Raised close to $3000 for the Diabetes Association
- Raised money for Ronald McDonald Foundation
- Organized Teddy Bear Drive for the Youngest Victims of Katrina; by working closely with FedEx, Ivy shipped over 50 boxes filled with Teddy Bears and letters of support
- Participated and won in two categories of the Kids’ Fitness Challenge organized and sponsored by Assembly person Lloyd Levine, Councilman Dennis P. Zine and LAUSD Board Member Jon Lauritzen
- Won the Fine Arts Drama Award for the student production “The Tempest” at the California Student Media & Multimedia Festival, sponsored by the California School Library Association
- Participated in two episodes of Make a Wish Foundation where two Ivy students won their wishes. The first was to have a shopping spree for a few children that lost everything in Hurricane Katrina disaster. The second was to bring real snow to a sixth grader that is very ill with leukemia
- Created student teaching partnerships with University of Southern California, Loyola Marymount University and California State University Northridge
- Participated and won Nickelodeon “Let’s Just Play” program
- Helped the LA Daily News with “Kids Translators”
- Started a Community “I Love Reading Week” that will be held every Spring
- Implemented PowerSchool in order to keep parents current with student’s grades and attendance
- Students wrote letters and created Valentine’s Day greeting cards to sent to overseas troops.
Ivy Academia Memberships & Affiliations
Ivy Academia is an active member of the following organizations:
For information on these organizations, please click on the links above (if available).
Ivy Academia is dedicated to being a part of our local and nationwide community and to encourage our students, faculty, families and friends how to become more involved.