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 A STEAM Middle School

Focused on College & Career-Readiness

615 South Shatto Place Los Angeles, California 90005

Phone: 213.739.6500 / Fax: 213.384.3083

YOKA Mission

YOKA provides a single-sex STEAM environment where students become lifelong learners engaged in project-based, culturally responsive, cooperative learning to highly encourage students to explore their potential passion. ALL school stakeholders model trust, respect, responsibility, and civic duty to ensure inclusivity in a diverse community.

Guiding Principles

D iscovering Potential

R espect & Responsibility

A dvisory Personalization

G ender Empowerment

O pen and Welcoming Environment

N umeracy & Literacy Development

S TEAM Learning Experiences



Important Links

Smarter Balanced IA

Senate Bill 1375 - Title IX Notices

A Senate Bill has been signed into law by the Governor which requires each of our school sites to post prominently information regarding Title IX on their individual school websites: 


Title IX Complaint Manager: Principal Justin Lauer

Phone Number: 213.739.6500

Website: http://achieve.lausd.net/Page/3654


Please contact the Office of Communications and Media Relations at communications@lausd.net or call 213-241-6766 to request access to or notify LAUSD about on-line information or functionality that is currently inaccessible. To file a formal grievance with the Los Angeles Unified School District, under Section 504 and Title II, please click here to learn how."


8th Annual YOK Quiz Bowl


All students will be empowered 21st century citizens, engaged in a comprehensive STEAM education, and contribute to the improvement of a diverse global environment.

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