Details overview

Hours 8:00am - 4:00 pm
School leader Kristy Ochs
District Kipp Academy Pcs
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

10
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Saturday
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 95% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 57%
Hispanic 0% 13%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 7%
Special education 17% 13%
Female 56% 50%
N/A 44% 50%
Male 44% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Track
5
Boys Sports
including: Lacrosse
5
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Equestrian
Lacrosse
Track
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Equestrian
Lacrosse
Fencing
Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Dance club
Drum line
Girls on the Run
Student newspaper
Clubs (misc.) Robotics
Clubs - dance Tango
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Academic award Fight for Children Champion of Quality Award
Year received 2010
Academic award EPIC Award
Year received 2010

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
Computer specialist
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
92% 77%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
School-run shuttle from nearby metro and bus stops No
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.kippdc.org/enroll/enroll-today/
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 469
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 112
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012
  Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
Highly qualified teachers DCPS, 2009-2010