KIPP DC is a network of high-performing, college-preparatory public schools in Washington, D.C. At KIPP DC, students develop the knowledge, skills, and character needed to become thoughtful, intentional citizens in the competitive world.
We envision a more just and equitable District of Columbia. Education can transform our collective future.Learn More
We are united around the same goal: college and a life full of choice. Now enrolling students in grades PreK3 - 12.Learn More
We have bold goals, so we need incredibly talented and passionate people to help us reach them.Learn More
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Teacher Spotlight – May 2018
Meet Mr. Jermaine Robinson / 7th grade Social Studies Teacher / KIPP DC Northeast Academy Jermaine’s journey to teaching and…
First Annual KIPP DC G.E.M.S. Summit
On Saturday, May 19th KIPP DC hosted the first annual G.E.M.S. Summit! In partnership with G.I.R.L. Inc and the National Coalition of…
KIPP in the Community – April 2018 Edition
We’ve almost reached the final stretch of the school year. With only a few weeks left in the 2017-18 school…
KIPP DC College Preparatory remembers student Tyshon Perry
We are heartbroken by the loss of Tyshon Perry, a student at KIPP DC College Preparatory high school. We are…
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"My family has 3 students at KIPP DC schools. They’re in the same grade, but they learn very differently. Their teachers have found a way to connect and push them individually to where they’re all striving beyond expectations. It’s truly amazing. "
Ms. Hinkle, Parent, KIPP DC KEY Academy
"Students aren’t going to take risks when there isn’t a safe and nurturing environment. Joyful shared experiences at KIPP DC make it easier for students to take on those academic risks and excel."
Ashleigh Rose, 6th Grade Teacher, KIPP DC AIM Academy
"KIPP DC has one of the best support systems I’ve ever seen from a school. From teachers to college counselors—they’re always there to make sure you’re on track. At KIPP DC, you know your future is bright and the staff reinforces it everyday."
Andre Hodges, KIPP DC College Preparatory '17