KIPP Academy of Innovation has been providing a tuition-free, high-quality, award-winning public school education, serving grades 5-8 in East Los Angeles for almost a decade. KAI has gained recognition as a Top-Performing LA County Public School, and most recently awarded one of the Best Middle Schools in California by US News and World Report.

KIPP Academy of Innovation fosters a transformative educational environment where our students engage in rigorous academic instruction, collaborative character development and values-based learning experiences centered around love, curiosity, grit and excellence.

KAI’s exemplary KIPP Forward program provides structured support for high school and college readiness, persistence, completion and career success. And the schools’ 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

  • Love
  • Excellence
  • Curiosity
  • Grit

School Leader

Christopher Rozario

School Leader

"We embrace each child, their family, and our community and work as a unit to ensure our students have a wonderful experience at Innovation."  

KIPP Academy of Innovation School Tour

School Address

4240 E. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90023

Main Office

T. 323.406.8000
F. 323.406.8002