KIPP Los Angeles College Preparatory (KIPP LA Prep) is a tuition-free, college-preparatory charter public middle school in East Los Angeles and is part of the national KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) network of 270 schools in 20 states and Washington, DC.

KIPP LA Prep aims to educate students who will make a difference in our community and the world. We provide a rigorous academic program with a strong emphasis on the core subjects of math, reading, writing, science, and social studies.

School Core Values

  • Love
  • Honor
  • Integrity
  • Excellence

School Leader

Monica Madrigal

School Leader

"Our fifth graders transition together. But by the time they’re in eighth grade they won’t need that. They will be able to walk independently to their next class. We want to prepare our students for their future.”

School Awards

National Blue Ribbon Schools Award

2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award

In the exemplary high performing category.

California Distinguished Schools Award

2011, 2019 & 2021 California Distinguished School Award

California Distinguished Schools Award

2019 & 2020 Innovate Top LA County Public School 

US News & World Report Best Middle School 2022

2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Middle School

School Address

2810 Whittier Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90023

Main Office

T. 323.264.7737
F. 323.264.7730