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Public funding does not cover all the costs of running KIPP Comienza Community Prep and the other schools KIPP LA operates. As a result, support from our community is vital to our success. Click on the link below to learn more about how you can help.
KIPP Comienza Community Prep
Be the change. Comienza.
KIPP Comienza Community Prep is a tuition-free public charter elementary school that opened in the summer of 2010 in the Southeastern Cities. KIPP Comienza serves 322 kindergartners, first graders, and second graders, and one grade will be added each year until we become a K–4 elementary school serving 520 students in 2014.
KIPP Comienza is part of the KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) national network of public charter schools. There are currently 125 KIPP schools in the United States serving 39,000 students and helping them "climb the mountain" to college. To learn more about KIPP, click here. To learn more about KIPP in Los Angeles, click here.
KIPP Comienza Community Prep is built on the belief that great schools and strong relationships transform communities. The mission of KIPP Comienza is to teach the academic skills, cultivate the character traits, provide the learning experiences, and forge the community relationships needed for our elementary students to thrive in middle school, high school, college, and life.