Details overview

Hours 8:00am - 4:00 pm
School leader David Ayala
District Kipp Academy Pcs
Transportation options None

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
Core Knowledge

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

6
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
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 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
Black 96% 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 13% 13%
Female 55% 50%
Male 45% 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 76% 61%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
4
Clubs
including: Step team
Girls sports Cheerleading
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Dance club
Drum line
Step team
Student council / government
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 Promise Academy
Students typically continue on to these schools KIPP DC College Preparatory

Awards

Academic award United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2007
Academic award Fight for Children Champion of Quality Award
Year received 2010
Academic award EPIC Silver Gain Award Winner
Year received 2010

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Highly qualified teachers

Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
96% 77%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
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 301
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 0
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