KIPP Philosophers Academy provides a tuition-free, high quality public school education, serving grades 5-8 in South Los Angeles. KPA fosters a transformative educational environment where our students engage in rigorous academic instruction, collaborative character development and arts-based learning experiences.

KIPP Philosopher’s exemplary KIPP Forward program provides structured support for high school and college readiness, persistence, completion and career success. And our 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
  • Curiosity
  • Integrity
  • Courage


School Leader

Libby Gronquist

School Leader

"We commit to the promise that we all - our students, our families, and our community has made - to remain rooted in our collective wisdom, in pursuit of choice-filled lives and liberation"

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Celebrating 10 Years of Leading with Love

2021 School Address

1999 E. 102nd Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90002

Main Office

T. 323.584.6664
F. 323.584.6666