Los Angeles (December 1, 2023) — KIPP SoCal Public Schools—one of the nation's largest and most successful nonprofit public charter school networks operating 23 elementary and middle schools in Los Angeles and San Diego—has released its 2023 impact report showcasing two decades of equity and excellence.
The report celebrates and highlights the network's 20-year journey of establishing joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students for college, career, and beyond. Since 2003, KIPP SoCal has been dedicated to equity in public education, grounded in the belief that fostering strong, trusting relationships within schools can nurture each student's limitless potential.
Here are some of the highlights:
- 10K college acceptances over 20 years
- $2.8M in college scholarships over 20 years
- 285+ colleges and universities attended by alums
- 13 beautiful, state-of-the-art campuses in SoCal
- 3 National Blue Ribbon School Awards
- 9 U.S. News & World Report Best Elementary & Middle School Awards
- 9 California Distinguished School Awards
- 11 Innovate Top Los Angeles County Public Schools
The report also emphasizes the organization's commitment to providing students with the skills and confidence to pursue any path they choose through rigorous academics, explained learning opportunities, identity affirmation, anti-racist learning environments, and personalized college and career counseling.
“Looking ahead, we hope that in the next 20 years, we are inspiring as many students as possible to shape the world they want to see for themselves and their communities. Our warmth and gratitude go out to all who have been a part of this incredible journey. Thank you for your unwavering support, and here’s to the next 20 years of proving the possible,” said KIPP SoCal CEO Angella Martinez.
To view the full impact report, please visit kippsocal.org/impact.
About KIPP SoCal Public Schools
KIPP SoCal Public Schools is a nonprofit organization that operates 24 tuition-free, open-enrollment charter public schools, grades TK-8, within 20 Local Education Agencies. KIPP SoCal's award-winning schools educate students with a whole-child approach to learning and support over 10,000 students and 8,300 alumni to and through college.
KIPP SoCal Public Schools have won three National Blue Ribbon School awards, nine California Distinguished School awards, nine U.S. News & World Report “Best Schools” across the country awards, and 11 Top LA County Public School awards.
KIPP SoCal Media Relations
Contact: Stephanie Salazar