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KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy
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Math
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Safety
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Reading
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Waiting List Size500
  • Enrollment520
  • PrincipalMr. Aaron Bass
  • Phone Number215-307-3465
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (7, 32, 33, 39, 48, 54)
  • Address5070 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia PA
  • NeighborhoodAllegheny West
  • Fax215-307-3271
  • Application DeadlineMarch 31st, 2016
  • Apply Now

Mission

KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy provides students with a relevant, exciting and individualized learning environment, allowing students to emerge with the critical thinking, global vision and knowledge of self necessary to succeed in college and the...

KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy provides students with a relevant, exciting and individualized learning environment, allowing students to emerge with the critical thinking, global vision and knowledge of self necessary to succeed in college and the competitive world beyond and be leaders in their communities.

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Points of Pride

1. Our school has established partnerships with more than 60 colleges across the nation. 2. We have one of the highest ACT averages in the city. 3. We have expanded our arts and athletics programs. 4. We are 100 percent focused on college success. 5...

1. Our school has established partnerships with more than 60 colleges across the nation. 2. We have one of the highest ACT averages in the city. 3. We have expanded our arts and athletics programs. 4. We are 100 percent focused on college success. 5. All juniors are provided internships. 6. Students have traveled to Nepal and Ghana to teach during the summer.

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Admissions Policy

Families must be residents of Philadelphia and complete a basic one-page enrollment form providing basic information, including the child's address, age and current grade. KIPP is a public charter school; there is no cost to attend.

Families must be residents of Philadelphia and complete a basic one-page enrollment form providing basic information, including the child's address, age and current grade. KIPP is a public charter school; there is no cost to attend.

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 35.5%

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 94.1%
White 0.3%
Hispanic 4.4%
Asian 0.1%
Other 1.1%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49.6%
Male Students 50.4%

Special Education

Special Ed 20.5%

Lunch Assistance

Reduced Lunch 89%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.1%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
150
10th Grade Students
150
11th Grade Students
120
12th Grade Students
100
Total Students
520

Safety Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.3

Academics

Dropout Rate

Dropout Rate 1.7%

College Rate

College Rate 79%

AP Class Offerings

  • Biology,
  • English Literature,
  • Statistics,
  • US History,
  • World History

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Vocal,
  • Instrumental,
  • Theater,
  • Visual Arts,
  • Choir,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Dance,
  • School Plays,
  • Poetry,
  • Literature,
  • Jazz

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Soccer,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cross Country,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Girls Soccer

Other Activities

NFTE: Entrepreneurship Tiger Woods Learning Center: Focused on STEM Deloitte: Our students are mentored and trained by Deloitte employees and offered job opportunities. Future Focus: Students participate summer internship program in partnership with...

NFTE: Entrepreneurship Tiger Woods Learning Center: Focused on STEM Deloitte: Our students are mentored and trained by Deloitte employees and offered job opportunities. Future Focus: Students participate summer internship program in partnership with Accenture; the program matches students to corporate experiences aligned with their career interests.

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Electives

Art, Music and Physical Education

Art, Music and Physical Education

Language Programs

  • Spanish,
  • Arabic

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers

Parent Involvement

volunteering in classrooms, chaperoning trips, providing feedback to the school.

volunteering in classrooms, chaperoning trips, providing feedback to the school.

Before and After Care

  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

Safety & Culture

We have established a strong parent community. Our staff members have dismissal posts around the school to ensure a safe departure from school.

We have established a strong parent community. Our staff members have dismissal posts around the school to ensure a safe departure from school.

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