Current Events


  • Graduated and Ready to Take on the World

    As our Class of 2017 graduates transition into college they are reminded to create, act, and remember their roots.

  • Grow On! ECMS-Inglewood Culmination

    As their campus grows and changes, so do these bright middle schoolers as they culminate to high school.

  • ECMS-Gardena Grads are Empowered and Ready for Action

    The future is bright. Celebrate these students who are considerate, compassionate, and have an understanding outside of themselves.

  • Senior Spotlights

    These graduating seniors in our spotlight achieved academic success and embraced their unique identities and to seek and pursue their passions with confidence.

  • ECMS Inglewood Celebrates a Great Year of MESA

    Read about ECMS Inglewood’s MESA (Math Engineering Science and Arts) program!

  • 21st Century Learning in Action: Green Ambassadors Institute

    Read how this teacher-in-training sees the future of learning in action at GAI.

  • Dr. Jane Goodall Visits Environmental Charter High School

    ECS had the honor of hosting Dr. Jane Goodall for a tree planting and an exchange of research and personal stories of inspiration.

  • Gravel to Green: ECHS Student Creates Program to Help Local Students Experience State Parks

    Ogechi Hubert’s program will get South LA students and their families to California State Parks all expenses paid!

  • ECHS Students Explore Gentrification, Transformation & A Thriving Los Angeles

    At Our annual Community Forum, students led shared research findings around issues impacting their communities in South LA.

  • ECS Turns Research Into Action on the Streets and Seas of Los Angeles

    Environmental Charter Schools’ Green Ambassadors Institute brings dozens of educators together for a walk, bike and sail to explore research in action

  • In the Press

  • ECHS Graduates Featured in Lawndale Tribune

    ECHS’ Mr. Lakey and two Yale-bound students were featured in our local Lawndale Tribune!

  • UCLA Study Sheds Light on What is Working at ECS

    Univision presents on a UCLA study that speaks about how diversity in schools impacts students.

  • ECHS’ Ogechi Hubert Featured in PCT Communicator

    Ogechi Hubert wrote about her project, Gravel to Green, and it was featured in the PCT Communicator!

  • Earth Carnival Featured in Lawndale Tribune

    ECHS Earth Carnival is featured in our local Lawndale Tribune.

  • ECHS Rocket Launch Featured in Telemundo & Univision

    Spanish language media feature our ECHS students and their rocket launch project.

  • The Daily Breeze: STEM students put physics to work by launching cool rockets at CSUDH

    ECHS Math Teacher, Mr. Lakey, and his classes were featured in a Daily Breeze article; check them out!

  • South Bay Magazine Features ECS Students​ as “Earth Inheritors”

    South Bay Magazine featured Environmental Charter Schools in it’s April Issue (second half of article features ECS and Founder Alison Diaz)​.

  • “From The Hallways of Green, Healthy, Sustainable Schools” ECHS’ seniors featured in Green Schools’ Catalyst Quarterly

    ECHS Seniors, Ogechi Hubert and Carolyn Lam share what it means to be an ECS student.

  • The Lawndale Tribune covers Earth Carnival at ECHS

    Congresswoman Maxine Waters joins ECHS for Earth Carnival.

  • Univision highlights our partnership with EmpowHER to Develop Strong, Smart and Bold girls!

    Univision 34 featured a segment on our EmpowHer program, an all-girls personal development class offered at our middle schools.

  • Events

  • [PAST EVENT] Annual ECHS Earth Carnival Educates and Entertains

    We heard one elementary student exclaim, “I wanna go here! I wanna go to this high school!”

  • [PAST EVENT] ECHS Seniors Wow on Senior Thesis Day

    On May 22, ECHS 12th graders all presented their Senior Theses, a 30-minute feat, a year and a half in the making.

  • Announcing ECHS Graduation Keynote Speakers

    We are excited to welcome Danni Washington as our Graduation Keynote!

  • [PAST EVENT] Green Up Day – May 20, 2017

    Thank you to everyone who joined us at our last Green Up Day of the year!

  • Senior Thesis 2017

    Our students are tackling the issues that mean the most to them. Visit our campus as they deliver inspiring presentations about the injustices in our community and what we can do to impact change.

  • ECHS Earth Carnival – June 2, 2017

    Join us as our students share games and activities they’ve created to teach about sustainable and healthy living.

  • [PAST EVENT] ECHS Community Forum – February 2, 2017

    Join us as our students present, advocate, debate and share their perspectives on pressing issues.

  • The People’s Food: A Sustainable Cook Off

    Join us on December 7th for a sustainable cook off led by our students.

  • [PAST EVENT] Annual Career Day: “Connect for Success” November 10

    Former NFL Player EmpowHer Institute, LA County Arboretum and Heal the Bay Among Invited Speakers

  • Career Day 2016 – Connect for Success

    Join us for ECHS’ 10th Annual Career Day on November 10, 2016.

  • Newsletters

  • Oh! The Places You’ll Go!

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  • Jane Goodall Paid Us A Visit (And ECS in the News)!

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  • ECS Students Spring into Action

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  • 2016 is Coming to an End, but We’re Still in Full Swing!

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  • We’re Falling in Love with This Year

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  • Our Partners Keep Us Moving Forward

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  • ECS Wins “Best of Green Schools” Award, Come Celebrate May 27th!

    ECS Wins “Best of Green Schools” Award, Come Celebrate May 27th! View Newsletter

  • Community Forum and New Technology Spark Engagement at ECS!

    Spring has sprung at ECS! View Newsletter

  • Happy New Year from ECS!

    Happy New Year from ECS! View Newsletter

  • A Fun-Filled Fall at ECS!

    Read all about our Fall updates! View Newsletter