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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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KIPP Impact Middle School 1

Posted December 28, 2015
- a parent
This particular KIPP school is not aligned with the KIPP Foundation visions. They have a serious problem with bully's as it is not deterred. Teachers are teaching children very controversial subjects, such as Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual current issues, allowing children to watch unrated violent documentaries without parental consent or knowledge, and aligning curriculum to African American issues. If you want your child to get a well rounded college preparatory education, this is not the school to go to. They say their students go to Paxon, Bolles, Stanton Prep, etc. The number of students that get into these schools is minimal (Maybe 4 out of 100 children). They talk a good game but fail to deliver. This school cannot keep its teachers around (over 10 teachers left in one year). Warren Buck gives it his all, including contacting other schools behind the parents backs, trying to get the good students that all left because of him. It is strange how the good reviews are all one day...Maybe Mr. Buck is so desperate to get attention, he has to write his own reviews. This school leader is so narcissistic that he does not know when the kids need more assistance than the school can provide. Parents beware and advocate for your children. This school does not have what it needs in place for high risk kids. It is a great school if you want your children indoctrinated. Wish it were like the other KIPP schools. Our kids need the program.

KIPP Impact Middle School
Grateful to: School leader

Posted September 14, 2015
- a parent
Mr. Buck! This dude gives it all he's got and he has helped so many kids in so many ways! He gets crazy haircuts to motivate the kids, buys kids clothes and shoes out of his own pocket and works a million hours a week to show how much he cares.


KIPP Impact Middle School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted September 14, 2015
- a parent
Each teacher my kid has had has been one of the best ever. They communicate in a lot of ways, they answer the phone late at night to help with homework, and the classes are interesting. My daughter has become a hundred times more curious since starting at this school.

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Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted September 14, 2015
- a parent
The teachers and the principal work really hard with a school in a tough part of town. Everyone knows what this neighborhood is like, but these kids are very sweet and nice, and you can always see the kids hard at work when you tour the school

KIPP Impact Middle School
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted September 14, 2015
- a parent
My student has worked with her teachers, and the leadership committee on several community service projects while at the school. They make food for the homeless, do community clean-ups and do fundraisers for the community. They also bring in lots of guest speakers and community organizations that expose the kids to the world around them.


KIPP Impact Middle School
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted September 14, 2015
- a parent
KIPP does a fantastic job of focusing on character as well as academics. Teachers work the importance of character into their lessons and students are celebrated for showing good character every quarter!

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Develops respect: Strongly disagree

Posted July 16, 2015
- a parent
Very few students have respect for other students and teachers in this school. Students are rude to other students as well as staff.

KIPP Impact Middle School
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree

Posted July 16, 2015
- a parent
This school does nothing about bullying. Children that are bullied at this school are blamed. The principal passes it off as it is just middle school. Kids will be kids.


KIPP Impact Middle School 2

Posted July 16, 2015
- a parent
Be careful of this school! Your child will not learn about the vital curriculum necessary to move on to a good high school. This school has been investigated about its curriculum by Duval County Public Schools. For example, their civics class teaches the children about Lesbian, Gays, Transgender, and Bisexuals, Dirty Wars, and police brutality. They do not teach the children about how the government works and the constitution. My child came out of that school testing a year behind her actual grade. This school does NOT align with the KIPP Foundation. Teachers leave in a mass exodus every year and under the principal Warren Buck, the entire staff from 2013 has left. The band instructors that led the school to their superior rating have left as well. Another note, the promise your child will get into Paxon, Bolles, Episcopal, or Lee Early College is by no means accurate. At most, 5% of the students will achieve this goal. It is a better school than some alternatives, such as Eugene Butler but seriously, look at your child’s work! You cannot trust what they are putting in your child’s head.

KIPP Impact Middle School 5

Posted January 28, 2015
- a parent
KIPP is a tremendous alternative to DCPS schools! Let me list the ways: -A "B" school in an area where all the other open-enrollment schools are D's and F's -Student academic growth is the second highest in the whole county -ALL students get to participate in band, and they get a free instrument! -Step team, basketball, baseball, flag football, cheerleading, and a ton of other electives are offered -the school day is longer to provide remediation to kids that need it -technology everywhere -caring staff that answers phone calls from students to help with homework We love it!

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KIPP Impact Middle School
1440 North McDuff Avenue, Jacksonville, FL  32254
(904) 305-8851
Last modified KIPP Impact Middle School is a Charter school that serves grades 5-7. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
KIPP Impact Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top