KIPP Ignite Academy is a tuition-free, college-preparatory charter public elementary school in South Los Angeles and is part of the national KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) network of 270 schools in 20 states and Washington, DC.

At KIPP Ignite Academy, we believe in preparing students for the careers of tomorrow. Through rigorous STEM- focused (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) instructions, we prepare our students to climb the mountain to and through college. Our students become social innovators who use curiosity and collaboration to ignite transformative change in our community and world.

School Core Values

  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Ganas
  • Honor
  • Teamwork

School Leader

Danielle Johnson

School Leader 

"There is so much creativity and potential that exists at our school. We have a diverse teaching team that is committed to the success of KIPP Ignite’s future.”

KIPP Ignite Academy School Vision

Rendering of KIG campus

Building New Home In South LA

We are so excited to have secured a potential location for KIPP Ignite Academy’s permanent home at 1628 E 81st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90001. While there’s lots to do before we even break ground, we wanted to share the news and hear from you! 

Grades TK-1 

School Address

9110 S. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90002

Main Office

T. 323.486.6402
F. 323.486.6403

Grades 2-4

School Address

8300 S. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90001

Main Office

T. 323.486.6402 Ext. 4
F. 323.486.6403