Kipp Philosophers Academy

1999 E. 102nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90002
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 288 students in grades 5-8, Kipp Philosophers Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 288 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 32:1
  • : 18%
  • : 33%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kipp Philosophers Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Kipp Philosophers Academy's student population of 288 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 52% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
288 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Kipp Philosophers Academy is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
18%
40%
(18-19)
33%
51%
Student : Teacher Ratio
32:1
21:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
Hispanic
53%
56%
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Black
46%
5%
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White
n/a
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Kipp Philosophers Academy often compared to?
Kipp Philosophers Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Thomas A. Edison Middle School, Endeavour Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Kipp Philosophers Academy?
288 students attend Kipp Philosophers Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Kipp Philosophers Academy students are Hispanic, 46% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kipp Philosophers Academy?
Kipp Philosophers Academy has a student ration of 32:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Kipp Philosophers Academy offer ?
Kipp Philosophers Academy offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Kipp Philosophers Academy part of?
Kipp Philosophers Academy is part of KIPP Philosophers Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 288 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 32:1
  • : 18%
  • : 33%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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