Details overview

Hours 7:45am - 5:00 pm
School leader Jessica Cunningham
District KIPP DC
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Type of school College preparatory

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Service learning

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts None
Visual arts Design
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
College / career center
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
College prep programs/courses during the year

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 99% 72%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hispanic 0% 15%
Asian 0% 1%
White 0% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 62% 50%
Male 38% 50%
Special education 15% 13%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 99% N/A
English Language Learners 0% 7%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
6
Boys Sports
including: Lacrosse
14
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Equestrian
Lacrosse
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Equestrian
Football
Lacrosse
Track
Clubs Art club
Community service
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Drum line
Girls on the Run
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
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
Students typically come from these schools KIPP DC KEY Academy
  KIPP DC AIM Academy
  KIPP DC WILL Academy

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

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 Yes
Partner Capital Partners for Education
Partner website Www.cpfe.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.kippdc.org/enroll/enroll-today/
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 03/15/2013
# of applications received 475
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 150
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Students by group Office of the State Superintendent of Education, 2011-2012
  NCES, 2011-2012