Details overview

School leader MR. FRANK CORCORAN
District Kipp Academy Charter School
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

1
Languages
including: Spanish
Career and Tech programs None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Playground
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 58% 23%
Black 41% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 9%
White 0% 48%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 6% 8%
Female 51% 49%
N/A 49% 51%
Male 49% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 88% 43%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Students typically continue on to these schools KIPP NYC College Prep High School

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Tutor(s)
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Dance teacher
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
French
Spanish

Teacher characteristics

  This school State average
Education levels: Master's degree or higher 11% 39%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.kippnyc.org/enroll
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 04/01/2013
# of applications received 2800
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 200
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
Teacher characteristics NYSED, 2011-2012