Kanye West reportedly looking to open school between Simi, Moorpark

Permits pulled for ‘Donda Academy’


A view of 1625 Tierra Rejada Road on Tues., Sept. 21. RICHARD GILLARD/Acorn Newspapers

Indications are music and fashion mogul Kanye West is eying a 4-acre parcel on Tierra Rejada Road in the unincorporated area between Moorpark and Simi Valley for his first private school.

West announced plans for Donda Academy, a school to honor his late mother, earlier this month. Donda West died in 2007. “Donda” is also the name of West’s latest album.

According to an Aug. 30 permit report issued by...

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