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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KIPPsters “Knockout” Obstacles at Northeast Academy
Martial Arts are more than just a way to improve health or learn self-defense, particularly in Joseph Rollins’ classes at…
Teacher Spotlight – September 2018
Meet Mr. Patrick Fears / Physical Education Teacher /KIPP DC Lead Academy As a former college and semi-pro football player, Patrick…
Tips For Ensuring Regular Attendance
School attendance is a vital component of academic success and we’re highlighting its importance in honor of September being Attendance…
KIPP in the Community – August 2018
Ready, Set, Go! We’ve enjoyed an enthusiastic start to the 2018-19 school year and we’re excited for the year ahead!…
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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