KIPP LA Prep
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
"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.”
2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools Award
In the exemplary high performing category.
2011, 2019 & 2021 California Distinguished School Award
2019 & 2020 Innovate Top LA County Public School
2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Middle School
2810 Whittier Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90023
The value of grit that I learned at KIPP SoCal helped me remain persistent in college and will be used in my professional career.