KIPP Corazón Academy is a tuition-free, college-preparatory TK-8* charter public school in South Gate and is part of the national KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) network of 224 schools in 20 states and Washington, DC.

Our school’s community is built on revolutionary love. We impact our community by driving excellence and demanding equity so future generations will thrive. We are 21st century leaders who act with a critical consciousness to build a better tomorrow for ourselves, our communities, and our world.

*A grade level will be added each year until we are fully grown with TK-8th grade.

School Core Values

  • Courage
  • Ganas
  • Honor
  • Hope

School Leader

Collen Kennedy & Mario Echeverria

Co-Founding School Leaders

"KIPP Corazón Academy has a deep connection to South Gate, with a high level of family and community engagement. We work hard to provide equity-based learning, and culturally- relevant instruction. We are championing our students’ identities and ensuring they reach their fullest potential.”

School Address

9325 Long Beach Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280

Main Office

T. 323.457.5051
F. 323.457.5052