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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KIPP DC remains highest performing PreK3-12 public school system in D.C.
Today, the District of Columbia’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education released 2017-18 scores for all D.C. schools’ performance…
Kevin Hart and KIPP Team Up With UNCF to Send KIPPsters to College
Kevin Hart has joined forces with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and KIPP to help 18 KIPPsters earn their…
KIPP in the Community – July 2018
Welcome to the KIPP in the Community Blog. This is an opportunity for you to learn how KIPP DC engages…
‘Kids Ride Free’ Program
KIDS RIDE FREE UPDATE: Beginning October 1, 2018, students will no longer be able to use their DC One Cards…
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"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
"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