KIPP Promesa Prep is a tuition-free, college-preparatory charter public elementary school in East Los Angeles and is part of the national KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) network of 256 schools in 20 states and Washington, DC.

In Spanish, “promesa” means promise. As a school, we are promising students, families, and the community that a quality education starting in elementary school will provide a better future. We believe that when schools provide an excellent education, they provide the path for students and families to transform communities.

School Core Values

  • Love
  • Integrity
  • Grit
  • Reflection

School Leader

Adriana Rodriguez

Founding School Leader

"Since founding, we have made sure that we treat everyone as people first. We are very community and family focused at Promesa, and we have a good environment for students to learn.”

School Awards

California Distinguished Schools Award

2020 Innovate Top LA County Public School

Grades TK-1

School Address

207 S. Dacotah St.
Los Angeles, CA 90063

Main Office

T. 323.486.6400
F. 323.486.6401

Grades 2-4

School Address

5156 Whittier Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022

Main Office

T. 323.886.3606
F. 323.486.6401