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About Us

Young Oak Kim Academy is a middle school located in a culturally diverse neighborhood of Koreatown in Los Angeles.  Kim Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) with a focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) preparing students for the 21st century and equipping students with real world problem- solving skills and offering students opportunities for deep inquiry, theme-based learning.

Our 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.

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Our School

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2022-2023 Pin & Ribbon Ceremony


  • Common Sense School
  • Safety Seal Platinum Rating
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges