KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy (Grades 5-8) is a community-centric, tuition-free, high-performing, award-winning public middle school, serving grades 5-8 in San Diego for over 20 years. As a California Distinguished School, it has consistently demonstrated its commitment to academic excellence and student outcomes, outperforming neighborhood district and charter middle schools.*

KIPP Adelante’s exemplary KIPP Forward program provides structured support for high school and college readiness, persistence, completion and career success. KAPA’s extensive after-school program offers a wide range of activities and extracurricular opportunities, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and personal growth outside the classroom.

School Core Values

  • Ganas
  • Reflection
  • Advocacy
  • Excellence
  • Love

School Leader

Roxanne Cowperthwaite

School Leader

"At KIPP Adelante, we are going to rewrite what is possible in public education for children in San Diego.”

KIPP Adelante in Southeast San Diego

School Address

426 Euclid Ave.
San Diego, CA 92114

Main Office

T. 619.233.3242
F. 619.233.3212

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