KIPP Academy of Opportunity has been providing a tuition-free, high-quality, award-winning public school education, serving grades 5-8 in South Los Angeles for the past 20 years. In addition to academic excellence, as a California Distinguished Honors School, the Academy boasts a well-developed and highly successful sports program. 

With a total of eight different teams and five different sports, students have ample opportunities to participate in their favorite athletic activities. KAO’s 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

  • Grit
  • Love
  • Honor
  • Leadership

School Leader

John Coleman

School Leader

"KIPP Academy of Opportunity has a very distinct soul — we embody grit, advocacy, and continuous learning.”

School Address

8500 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90003

Main Office

T. 323.778.0125
F. 323.778.0162

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