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Values : Zest | Grit | Curiosity | Gratitude | Love

Parent Resources Recursos para Padres



The mission of KIPP Excelencia Community Prep is to inspire and empower all children so that they are successful through college and impact their communities.

School Leader

KIPP Excelencia Community Prep School Leader – Liz Coughenour


KIPP Excelencia Community Prep is a TK-8 public charter school located in Redwood City that opened its doors in  summer 2015. The school began with transitional kindergarten (TK), kindergarten, first, and fourth grade and adds an additional grade each year until it is serving transitional kindergarten through eighth grade. KIPP Excelencia is currently co-located at Hoover and Taft Elementary Schools for the 2017-2018 school year. Our address at Hoover is 656 Laurel St. & Taft is 954 8th Ave.

Important Dates

Friday, November 3rd – Day of the Dead Celebration
Location: Upper School (Hoover)
Time: 6 pm – 8 pm

Thursday, November 9th – No After School Program!!
Location: Both campuses

Friday, November 10th -Veteran’s Day, No School!
Location: Both campuses

Monday, November 13th -Teacher Training Day, No School!
Location: Both campuses

Tuesday, November 14th – All Parent Meeting
Location: Lower School, Taft
Time: 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Thursday, November 16th – No After School Program & Parent Teacher Conferences!!
Location: Both Campuses

Friday, November 17th – Parent- Teacher Conferences, No School!
Location: Both Campuses
Time: All Day

Monday, November 20th – Friday, November 24th – Thanksgiving Break, No School!!
Location: Both Campuses
Time: All Week


Calendar and Events

KECP Events Calendar



Office Hours: 7:30 am – 4 pm

Lower School: TK-3rd (TAFT)
954 8th Ave., Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: (650) 482-2428

Upper School: 4th-6th (HOOVER)
656 Laurel St., Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: (650) 482-2427

Fax: (650) 649-2928


We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year.

Applications for the 2018-19 school year are now open for TK – 7. You can submit your online application here or visit the school to submit an application.

If you have any questions, please visit us at our Office Hours: 8 am – 4 pm Monday-Friday or give us a call! (address and phone numbers are located above).

School Tours

School Tours are currently unavailable. We will resume giving tours in October 2017. Please feel free to give us a call if you have any questions! Lower (TK-3rd): 650-482-2428 Upper(4th-6th): 650-482-2427

To review the 2017-18 Local Control Accountability Plan for KIPP Excelencia Community Prep, click here.

Learn more about Title IX here.