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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, kindergarten (TK), kindergarten, first, and fourth grade and add an additional grade each year until it is serving 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.

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 will open soon. Check back soon to see when the application goes live. 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.