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Overall
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KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy
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Math
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Science
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School Incidents
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Reading
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Attendance
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College Bound
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade Levels9-12
  • Waiting List Size500
  • Enrollment530
  • PrincipalMs. Melissa Poorman
  • Phone Number215-307-3465
  • School Emailenrollkdca@kippphiladelphia.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (7, 32, 33, 39, 48, 54)
  • Address 5070 Parkside Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
  • NeighborhoodWest Parkside
  • Application DeadlineJanuary 28th, 2019
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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.

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Admissions Policy

Families must be residents of Philadelphia and complete a basic online 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. Visit...

Families must be residents of Philadelphia and complete a basic online 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. Visit www.kippphiladelphia.org for more information.

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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.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 96%
Hispanic 3.1%
Other 1%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 52%
Male Students 48%

Special Education

Special Ed 21.7%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 83%

Students Per Grade

9th Grade Students
145
10th Grade Students
145
11th Grade Students
125
12th Grade Students
115
Total Students
530

School Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.3

Academics

College Rate

College Rate 68%

AP Class Offerings

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

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

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

Sports Programs

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

Other Activities

Tiger Woods Learning Center: Focused on STEM Future Focus: Students participate in a summer internship program in partnership with Accenture. The program matches students to corporate experiences aligned with their career interests.

Tiger Woods Learning Center: Focused on STEM Future Focus: Students participate in a summer internship program in partnership with Accenture. The program matches students to corporate experiences aligned with their career interests.

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

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