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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.
Values : Zest | Grit | Curiosity | Gratitude | Love

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School Profile

School Leader

Liz Coughenour – View Bio


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 2018-2019 school year. Our address at Hoover is 656 Laurel St. & Taft is 954 8th Ave.


Top Bay Area Public Schools for Underserved Students, Innovate Public Schools Report 2017


Lower School: TK-4th (TAFT)
954 8th Ave., Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: (650) 482-2428

Upper School: 5th-8th (HOOVER)
656 Laurel St., Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: (650) 482-2427

Fax: (650) 649-2928


Applications for this school year and the 2019-20 school year are now open for TK – 8th. 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

Unfortunately we are not able to give school tours at the moment. We apologize for any inconvenience that this will create. If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call:
Lower (TK-4th): 650-482-2428
Upper(5th-7th): 650-482-2427

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

To review the 2018-19 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), click here.

To review KIPP Excelencia Community Prep’s School Accountability Report Card (SARC), click here.

Para revisar el Informe de Responsabilidad Escolar Reportado Usando Datos del Ciclo Escolar 2016-17 (SARC), haga click aqui.

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