KIPP Raíces Academy has provided a tuition-free, high quality, award-winning public school education, serving grades TK-4 in East Los Angeles for the past 15 years. KRA has gained recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School, a California Distinguished School, a Top-Performing LA County Public School, and most recently awarded one of the Best Elementary and Middle Schools in California by US News and World Report.

KRA fosters a transformative educational environment where our students engage in  rigorous academic instruction, collaborative character development and arts & music-based learning experiences. KRA also offers an extensive after-school program that offers a wide range of activities and extracurricular opportunities, fostering creativity, critical thinking, and personal growth outside the classroom.

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School Core Values

  • Love
  • Honor
  • Integrity
  • Excellence

School Leader

Yesenia Castro

School Leader

"We have a common goal at KIPP Raíces; we all work very hard, support each other, learn from each other, and we are all grounded in the ‘why’ of the work we do. We all know that our kids come first.”

School Address

668 S. Atlantic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022

Main Office

T. 323.780.3900
F. 323.780.3939