KIPP Compton Community School is grounded in the fundamental belief that all people have the power to positively impact the lives of others. We are leaders who will build a better tomorrow because of our profound love of people.  As a joyful collaborative, through rigorous teaching and learning, strengths-based character education, and trusting relationships, our KIPPsters will excel through high school, college, and in life, as we lead others in realizing local and global communities that are equitable for all people.


For the 2018-19 school year, KIPP Compton Community School will accept interest forms during the interest period for students entering TK and Kinder in the 2018-19 school year.  Should we receive more interest forms than spaces available for a grade level, the school will host a lottery.

INTEREST PERIOD                                                                                                         

September 12, 2018  – February 2, 2018 at 11:59 p.m*.                                                                       

*As of February 3, 2018 at 12:00 a.m, the lottery interest period will close. Any applications submitted after this date and time will be added to the waitlist.



Date: Monday, February 12, 2018

Time: 5:00PM                                                                              Location: 1019 N Harris Ave. Compton, CA 90221   

Please note, while it is encouraged for families to attend the lottery, it is not a requirement.

We are so excited to inform you that ALL eligible applications submitted in the interest period have been accepted!  

You can find the list of accepted TK students here.

You can find the list of accepted Kinder students here.

HOW TO APPLY                                                                                                                     

Interest forms are available online here .             

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION                                                                                                   

KIPP Compton Community School will be fully grown at TK through 8th grade (2022-23) and is accepting interest forms for TK and Kinder grades for the 2018-19 school year.


Prior to founding KIPP Compton Community School, LeAnna was a founding teacher and dean at KIPP Iluminar Academy.  Before joining KIPP, she has worked as both a classroom teacher as well as an after school program director in the Southern California communities of Watts, South Los Angeles, and South Gate.  LeAnna received her BA in Liberal Studies from San Diego State University and completed a Master’s in Education and Teaching Credential at Pepperdine University.  She received her Doctorate in Education, with a focus in K-12 Educational Leadership, from California State University, Long Beach.  She is passionate about education and looks forward to moving forward learning and opportunities for students at KIPP Compton Community School.

KIPP LA Schools

A non-profit organization that operates high-performing elementary and middle public charter schools in South and East Los Angeles. We are part of the nationwide KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) network, which is dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life.