Monday, November 10, 2014
KIPP Raíces Academy
Excellence from the beginning.
KIPP Raíces Academy is a tuition-free public charter elementary school located in East Los Angeles. Founded in summer 2008, KIPP Raíces currently serves 535 students in kindergarten through fourth grade.
The mission of KIPP Raíces is to teach the knowledge and skills, nurture the confidence and character, and inspire the passion needed for students to achieve their goals, excel in the competitive world, and positively impact the community through excellence in thought and action. Our guiding values are love, honor, integrity, and excellence.
KIPP Raíces is the first KIPP elementary school in California and the first charter elementary school in East Los Angeles.
For the agendas and minutes from KIPP LA Schools' public board meetings, please click here.
The lottery interest period has closed. The lottery will be held on Thursday, April 23rd at 5 pm in the Hall of Excellence. Please use this link to find out more information about our enrollment process.
In June 2014, KIPP Raíces Academy was awarded with the California Distinguished School Award as well as an award for our Exemplary Arts Education Program and Exemplary Physical Activity and Nutrition Program.