KIPP Philosophers Academy

KIPP Philosophers Academy is a tuition-free public charter middle school that opened in summer 2012 in South Los Angeles. KIPP Philosophers Academy serves 354 fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade students.

The mission of KIPP Philosophers Academy is to provide scholars with an excellent, well-rounded education so they are able to develop their own success in high school, college, and beyond with the ultimate goal of taking their knowledge and putting it into practice to impact their communities in a long lasting and positive way.

KPA Vision Statement 

Through the collaborative efforts of home, school staff and self, scholars will acquire the social and academic skills necessary to thrive in high school, college and beyond!

KIPP Philosophers Academy’s values are grit, zest, grace, truth, and love.


For the agendas and minutes from KIPP LA Schools' public board meetings, please click here.  


Lottery results

Click here to access the list of students who have been accepted and added to the waitlist for the 2016-2017 school year. 

16-17 Parent Academy 

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