KIPP DC Grow Academy
"Grow Academy firmly believes that developing foundational social, emotional, and cognitive skills at a young age helps students reach their highest potential in the future. Our teachers work tirelessly to help children develop the confidence to unlock that potential."
Lauren Ellis, Principal, KIPP DC Grow Academy
- Never Give Up
- Work Together
Arts & Technology Academy uses the Tools of the Mind curriculum to develop executive function, promote social-emotional learning, and grow early literacy and math skills.
Teachers and families partner to ensure each student’s individual needs are met—setting a strong foundation for their educational journey.
Play-based learning allows students to express themselves, explore new concepts, and work together with their classmates.
Grow Academy hosts a number of events for families and the community. Past events have included: literacy nights, movie screenings, school dances, and more.
Awards & Recognition
2016: Grow Academy is ranked a Tier 1 school by the DC Public Charter School Board.
2017: Grow Academy is ranked a Tier 1 school by the DC Public Charter School Board.
Grow Academy teacher Ms. Nickens-El recognized as KIPP DC’s monthly staff spotlight
Grow Academy teacher Mr. Guzman recognized as KIPP DC’s monthly staff spotlight.