Making Waves Academy

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Making Waves Academy
Richmond, California, United States
Type Charter school
Motto To give an education to students who are willing to earn it
Established 2007
School district Making Waves Foundation
Principal Mr. Mingo and Mr. Green
Grades 5–12
Number of students 800
Color(s) Royal blue and grey
Athletics Baseball, soccer, volleyball, basketball, softball
Mascot Marlins

Making Waves Academy is a charter school located in Richmond, California, United States. It started in 2007, and has a middle school and high school.[1]

Middle school[edit]

Making Waves Academy first started in 2007 with 100 fifth graders. Every year there is a lottery through which 100 students are accepted to attend the school. Students who do not make this cut are put onto a waiting list. Making Waves Academy Middle School starts at 5th grade. The latest that a person on the waiting list can be accepted to the academy is 6th grade. There are approximately 400 students enrolled from 5th grade to 8th grade.[2]

Upper school[edit]

Making Waves Academy refers to high school as "Uuper school". This serves approximately 400 9th to 12th graders, and started in 2011.[3]

The upper school offers a variety of sports including boys' and girls' soccer, baseball, softball, cross country, boys' and girls' basketball, and boys' and girls' volleyball.

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