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At YPICS, we believe a high quality, rigorous education is the great equalizer that provides access and opportunities for our students, families and communities.

We believe in our communities.
We believe in our team.
We believe in our families.
We believe in our students.

We strive for our students to be…

College Ready

Active Citizens

Life Long Learners with a growth mindset 



Executive Administrator:
Dr. Kevin Myers
5th – 8th Grade | Pacoima, CA
Executive Administrator:
Ruben Dueñas
9th – 12th Grade | Pacoima, CA
Executive Administrator:
Freddy Zepeda
6th – 8th Grade | Los Angeles, CA


01. We make a difference

100% of our high school graduates accepted to college 

93% High School Graduation rate

90% parent engagement across our schools

Highest reclassification rates locally

02. We believe all scholars can learn
Our Approach:

Mastery Grading

Project-Based Learning

Service Learning

Technology Integration

Parent Engagement

03. We train our team

200+ hours of Professional Development per year

New Teacher Support and Induction

Differentiated Professional Development Opportunities with an emphasis on SPED and EL training

Teacher Leadership Opportunities

On-site mentors and Teacher Coaching


04. We facilitate strong instruction.  

1:1 devices for our students and staff, adaptive online instructional programs, and the supplies teachers need to teach.   

Engaged parent and student community.

Strong external partnerships with groups like UnidosCASA, Relay Graduate School of Education, Think Together, US Education Department, Gear Up, Califronia Department of Education, and LAUSD.

On-Site Mentors and Teacher Coaching

05. We empower community leaders

Teacher leaders lead professional development and are committee leads, lead teachers, mentor teachers, and Coordinator/Director of Instruction. 

Student leaders participate in active citizenship through service learning. 

Parent leaders particpate in parent councils, committees, and parent trainings.

06. We take care of our people. 

Salaries competitive for greater LA area

Medical, dental and vision is 100% covered for full-time employees + all dependents

Life Insurance is 100% covered for full-time employees

CalSTRS for certificated staff

Optional 403(b) + FSA


What our employees say about working at YPICS

Our Culture is not one of a company but one of a family,
we care about our professional and personal lives.
I love our company culture,
everyone is welcoming and
accepting of everyone else.
I like that we are all committed to
the families and students we serve.