KIPP Scholar Academy has provided a tuition-free, high quality, award-winning public school education, serving grades 5-8 in South Los Angeles for over a decade. KSA has gained recognition as a Top-Performing LA County Public School, and recently, awarded one of the Best Middle Schools in California by US News & World Report.

KSA fosters a transformative educational environment where students engage in rigorous academic instruction, collaborative character development and arts & music-based learning experiences. Deeply connected to the transformative power of the Arts, KIPP Scholar promotes creativity and self-expression as one of the few performing arts-focused middle schools in Los Angeles, where every student learns to play an instrument or participate in the choir program.

School Core Values

  • Love
  • Integrity 
  • Scholarship
  • Grit

School Leader

Tommy McConnell

School Leader

"KIPP Scholar Academy is rooted in the belief that our students are the composers of our future. They collectively possess the power to envision, orchestrate, and lead the world they wish to inhabit.”

Celebrating 10 Years of Leading with Love

Grades 5-8

School Address

6100 S. Hoover Street
Los Angeles, CA 90044

Main Office

T. 323.292.2272
F. 323.292.2555