Project Type(s): Boys and Girls Clubs, Community, Schools, and Youth and Families
Project Year: 2011
CDE(s): Genesis LA, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and Low Income Investment Fund
NMTC amount: $21,032,818
Total Project Costs: $22,161,308
The project l provides permanent facilities for two Alliance schools: the existing College-Ready Middle School #5 currently located in (and outgrowing) the Boys and Girls Club on Pasadena Avenue, and the to-be-opened College-Ready High School #14 (HS#14) The site will hold a new 45,000 sq ft facility for middle and high schools. HS#14 is the first to be rolled out of a lanned 10 'blended learning' schools, otherwise known as the Blended Learning for Alliance School Transformation (BLAST) school model against which Alliance has received substantial charitable commitments. The BLAST model supports a class size of up to 48:1 with a single teacher, leveraging a three-point instruction rotation of three groups of 16 students in each section. Students are issued a laptop daily and participate in in-classroom rotation and are able to utilize distance learning, digital content, online courses, and interactive tools.
Additional Project Profiles:LISC-65-Alliance-Broadway
Address: 211 South Avenue 20, Los Angeles, CA