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
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Smilow Campus Launches First Pretty Brown Girls Club
On Wednesday, November 7, the KIPP DC Smilow campus launched the first Pretty Brown Girl D.R.E.A.M program in the Washington,…
Valor Academy Kicks-Off Creative Writing Club
The Creative Writing Club at KIPP DC Valor Academy offers middle school students the opportunity to improve their abilities as…
KIPP in the Community – October 2018
Hot Topic In October we kicked off a series of conversations between KIPP DC College Preparatory (KCP) students and D.C….
A Seat at the Board: Inside the KIPP DC Ambassador Board
KIPP DC recently hosted its first Ambassador Board meeting of the 2018-19 school year, and we’re excited to highlight this…
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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