At KIPP LA, our purpose is to prepare students in underserved communities of the greater Los Angeles area for success in high school and college so that they may lead choice-filled lives.
From kindergarten to college, our KIPPster recently celebrated their 2018 graduations. We can't wait to see what the future holds for these talented students.
Today, KIPP and the Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Family Foundation (SGFF) announced that four Los Angeles high school seniors – Alejandra Ruelas, Anaid Garcia, Gerardo Alvarez, and Metztli Garcia – have been selected as recipients of the 2018 Goldberg Scholarship. They are among 30 students who were selected from nearly 350 applicants nationwide to be part of this inaugural cohort of Goldberg Scholars. Read on for more details.
Topics: Focus on Excellence
KIPP Iluminar teacher and Harriett Ball recipient Sophie Meuch shares her recommendations for books with strong, female leads. Read on for more details.
Students around the world are participating in the Hour of Code event, a global movement designed to expose students to computer science and show them that anyone can learn the basics of coding. Several KIPP LA students engaged in the Hour of Code as they prepare for a region-wide coding challenge. Read on for more information.
KIPP Comienza families, teachers, school leaders, community members, and elected officials gathered together to recognize KIPP Comienza’s commitment to academic excellence. Read on for more details.
As KIPP LA middle school students prepare for their transition to high school, several have been selected for prominent, nationally-awarded scholarships with the hands-on support of their KIPP Through College high school placement counselors. Read on for more details.
KIPP Comienza Community Prep in Huntington Park has been named a 2017 recipient of the prestigious National Blue Ribbon School Award by the US Department of Education. Read on for more details.
KIPP LA will open its fourteenth school, KIPP Corazón Academy, in South Gate this coming 2017-18 school year for kindergarten and first grade students, eventually growing to be a K-8 school.
Last week marked the end of the 2016-17 KIPP LA school year and we could not be more grateful for the past year’s experiences and optimistic for the future. See below for video highlights from our kindergarten, elementary, and middle-school culmination ceremonies and a list of memorable events from the year.