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 270 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

Amber Fleming-Morales

School Leader

"At KIPP Promesa, we believe in the limitless potential of each of our KIPPsters. Our school community is a family; a place where every child and adult feels safe, loved, seen, and can thrive.”

School Awards

California Distinguished Schools Award

2020 Innovate Top LA County Public School

US News & World Report Best Elementary School

2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Elementary School

Grades TK-1

School Address

1241 S. Soto Street
Los Angeles, CA 90023

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