The mission of KIPP DC LEAP Academy is to nurture and guide our students’ creativity, knowledge, and sense of self as we prepare them with the academic, intellectual, and character skills that are necessary for success in excellent middle schools, high schools, colleges, and in the competitive world beyond.

  • Established 2007
  • Grades Served PreK3-PreK4
  • Enrollment197


At LEAP Academy, we work hard to live five values:

  1. Leadership. Every day, we will make good choices and help our friends.
  2. Excellence. Every day, we will try our best and never give up.
  3. Achievement. Every day, we will use our brains to get ready for college.
  4. Pride. Every day, we will treat ourselves, our friends, and our classroom with respect.
  5. LEAP. Every day, when we are challenged, we will say “Bring it on!” and “Yes, we can!”.

How We Achieve Our Results

  • Longer school day; focus on results
  • College preparatory education
  • Character education
  • Highly qualified, dedicated teachers

Interested in seeing inside LEAP Academy?

  • Parents who are interested in learning more about LEAP please give us a call to set up a time to meet with our School Leader and visit the school. 

  • Call and schedule with LEAP Office Manager, Darlene Dicks at (202) 582-5327