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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 515 students in kindergarten through fourth grade.
KIPP Raíces is part of the national KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) network of schools. We are operated by KIPP LA Schools, a charter school management organization. To learn more about KIPP, click here. To learn more about KIPP LA Schools, click here.
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.
La misión de KIPP Raíces es para enseñar el conocimiento y habilidades, alimentar la confianza y carácter, e inspirar la pasión necesaria para que los estudiantes alcancen sus metas, sobresaliendo en el mundo competitivo, hacer un impacto positivo en la comunidad a través de excelencia en pensamiento y la acción. Nuestros valores son amor, honor, integridad, y excelencia.
KIPP Raíces is the first KIPP elementary school in California and the first charter elementary school in East Los Angeles.