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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 85 fifth grade students, and will add one grade each year until we reach capacity in 2015 with no more than 500 students in fifth through eighth grade.
KIPP Philosophers is part of the renowned national KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) network of schools. The school is operated by KIPP LA Schools, a charter school management organization. To learn more about KIPP, click here. To learn more about KIPP LA, click here.
The mission of KIPP Philosophers Academy is to provide students with an excellent education rooted in the arts, humanities, and philosophy 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.
KIPP Philosophers Academy’s values are pursuit of purpose, respect, integrity, discipline, and empathy.