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It's not too late to graduate
YouthBuild Charter School of California is a free, project-based charter school, rooted in social justice, for students between 16-24 years of age.


Leonel Miranda on Fox26 news

Fresno Site Featured on Fox 26 News

Our Fresno partners at Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps and Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission were recently featured on Fox 26 for the amazing work they're doing to keep their community safe. The piece also featured one of our amazing 2023 graduates, Leonel Miranda. Click the link in the heading to watch!
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Now Hiring: Work for YouthBuild Charter School of California!

We are currently looking for a STEM teacher (credentialed Math or Science) for our site at the Youth Justice Coalition in South Central Los Angeles and an Electives teacher (single subject credentialed) for our site at LA CAUSA YouthBuild in Montebello/East LA. Click the heading to learn how to apply!
Metro ad reading

Now Enrolling for 2023-24: It's Not Too Late to Graduate!

Our 2023-24 school year will be kicking off on August 28th for most of our 16 campuses (our Compton site started on August 7th and our Fresno site starts on August 14th.) If you've been putting off going back to school to finish the credits you need to earn your diploma, now is a great time to enroll! Our Metro ad campaign went live in July across Metro buses, trains, and digital kiosks at stations across Los Angeles, reminding folks that "It's not too late to graduate!"
a graduate walks through a door to a future filled with potential

A Better Future Starts With Your High School Diploma

Is earning your high school diploma worth the time and effort? Definitely! With a diploma, you can increase your earning potential and find more job opportunities, go to college or trade school, complete an apprenticeship and get a union job, start a business, or join the military. If you had to leave high school early and are looking for a second chance to earn your diploma, YouthBuild Charter School of California can help!

At A Glance

  • 16 Years in Operation
  • 16 School Campuses
  • 6,000+ Alumni
  • 64 Full-time Faculty and Staff
  • 71% Graduation Rate