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KIPP Scholar Academy
A college preparatory middle school.
KIPP Scholar Academy is a tuition-free public charter middle school that opened in summer 2012 in South Los Angeles. KIPP Scholar Academy serves 102 fifth grade students, and will add one grade each year until we reach capacity in 2015 with 425 students in fifth through eighth grade.
KIPP Scholar 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.
KIPP Scholar Academy's mission is to develop students into scholars who possess the academic, intellectual, and social skills to succeed in high school, thrive in college, and positively impact our world.
Our guiding values are scholarship, love, integrity, and grit.
Our scholars will possess a love of learning. They will love themselves, their community, team, and family. They understand that with the value of grit, they will achieve their goals no matter how challenging they may be. By doing what’s right even when no one is looking, our students’ integrity will guide them in their decision-making.