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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Citywide
  • Grade Levels5-8
  • Waiting List Size880
  • Enrollment380
  • PrincipalMs. Kazmir Davis
  • Phone Number267-758-2630
  • School Emailenrollkpcs@kippphiladelphia.org
  • SEPTA Routes
  • Address 2539 N. 16th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
  • NeighborhoodNorth Central
  • Fax215-827-5942
  • Application DeadlineMarch 1st, 2018
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Mission

The mission of KIPP Philadelphia Charter School is to develop the character, knowledge, and skills of our students so they will succeed in top-quality high schools, college, and the competitive world beyond.

The mission of KIPP Philadelphia Charter School is to develop the character, knowledge, and skills of our students so they will succeed in top-quality high schools, college, and the competitive world beyond.

Points of Pride

KIPP provides rigorous academics with a strong focus on a well-rounded education including character building and enrichment opportunities. With a longer school day (8AM - 4PM), students have an intervention block where they receive additional...

KIPP provides rigorous academics with a strong focus on a well-rounded education including character building and enrichment opportunities. With a longer school day (8AM - 4PM), students have an intervention block where they receive additional supports in reading and math. Beyond the academics, we a strong band program, exciting field lessons, end of year trips, and student clubs.

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Admissions Policy

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 that includes the child's address, age, and current grade of schooling.

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 that includes the child's address, age, and current grade of schooling.

Safety & Culture

Our values are Care: to build our community, Ganas: driven to achieve our goals, Integrity: to do the right thing because it is right, and Resiliency: to overcome obstacles.

Our values are Care: to build our community, Ganas: driven to achieve our goals, Integrity: to do the right thing because it is right, and Resiliency: to overcome obstacles.

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%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 89%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.1%

Students Per Grade

5th Grade Students
95
6th Grade Students
95
7th Grade Students
95
8th Grade Students
95
Total Students
380

Safety Incidents

Incidents Per 100 Students
0.3

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Instrumental,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Other Instrumental,
  • Poetry,
  • Jazz

Sports Programs

  • Football,
  • Basketball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Girls Track and Field,
  • Girls Soccer,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Volleyball, Chess Club, National Junior Honor Society, Service Club

Volleyball, Chess Club, National Junior Honor Society, Service Club

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Parents are in frequent communication with the school via weekly newsletters and regular school celebrations.

Parents are in frequent communication with the school via weekly newsletters and regular school celebrations.

Before and After Care

  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

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