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

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 Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.470.41
Kipp Philosophers Academy Diversity Score (2012-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
89%
50%
Kipp Philosophers Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2013-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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 $12,903 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,891 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has grown by 16% 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$18 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$12,903$10,966
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,891$11,255
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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