KIPP LA Schools is a non-profit organization that operates high-performing elementary and middle public charter schools in South and East Los Angeles. We are part of the nationwide KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) network, which is dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life.
KIPP LA's mission is to teach the academic skills, foster the intellectual habits, and cultivate the character traits needed for our students to thrive in high school, college, and life.
KIPP LA is in the process of expanding to 14 schools - seven elementary and seven middle schools - in the next several years. When all our schools are operating at capcity, KIPP LA will serve approximately 6,000 students in grades K-8.