Kipp Philosophers Academy

Tel: (323)584-6664
  • Kipp Philosophers Academy serves 258 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Kipp Philosophers Academy operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 258 students has grown by 200% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 450% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students258 students
Kipp Philosophers Academy Total Students (2013-2015)
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Kipp Philosophers Academy Total Teachers (2013-2015)
Students by GradeKipp Philosophers Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 43:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio23:124:1
Kipp Philosophers Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2013-2015)
Hispanic
64%
54%
Kipp Philosophers Academy Black Students (2013-2015)
Black
35%
6%
Kipp Philosophers Academy Black Students (2013-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Kipp Philosophers Academy Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsKipp Philosophers Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.470.41
Kipp Philosophers Academy Diversity Score (2013-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
50%
Kipp Philosophers Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2013-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
Kipp Philosophers Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2013-2015)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,238
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,853$10,739
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.