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School leader:  Ellen Bhattacharyya & Lauren Henley
1440 S. Christiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623

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(773) 522-1261
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"KIPP is a free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public school."

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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all)
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus...
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12 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · August 24, 2015
Like the other parents said " I use to like this school, but yes they are to hard on the kids. They teach the kids to think for themselves, but when a kid want to express themselves, they are told to be quite, sent out the room and cant finish... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 02, 2014
Kipp Ascend Charter School is a good school education wise but their rules are way too strict, unrealistic, and inhumane at times. They give ridiculous deductions which causes the child to have to have bench lunch where they have to eat in silence... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 04, 2014
I really used to like this school and teacher's, but now I believe the school took a turn for the worst. Some of the staff need to remember that they are dealing with kids. Therefore comes laughing and giggling, because that is what kids do. Why... more

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Submitted by a parent · July 02, 2013
I love KIPP! I transferred my daughter out of a montessorri school to attend KIPP. It was a hard decision but her grades started to drop from A's to C's. I realized she needed to attend a school that had more structure. They give out fake pay... more

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Last modified: May 26, 2016
KIPP Ascend Elementary Charter School
1440 S. Christiana Avenue, Chicago, IL  60623
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. (773) 522-1261
Last modified KIPP Ascend Elementary Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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