3
Overall
The Overall rating is a combination of the school's Math, Reading, Attendance, School Incidents, and College Bound (if high school) ratings. We compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest rated schools. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn more about how this rating is calculated.
KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School
3
Overall
The Overall rating is a combination of the school's Math, Reading, Attendance, School Incidents, and College Bound (if high school) ratings. We compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest rated schools. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn more about how this rating is calculated.
  • lhf 7061 kipp west phila prep 3
  • lhf 7056 kipp west phila prep 1
  • lhf 7058 kipp west phila prep 2
2
Math
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
4
Science
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
9
School Incidents
This rating reflects the number of incidents per 100 students. Then, we compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the least amount of incidents. Learn More
3
Reading
This rating represents the percentage of students performing in each of the four performance bands for this subject, as measured by the most recently available standardized test data. For reference, the performance bands are as follows: (1) Below Basic; (2) Basic; (3) Proficient; and (4) Advanced. We then compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest academic performance. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
5
Attendance
This rating reflects the percentage of students who attended 95% or more of enrolled instructional days. We compare this school's performance to other schools in Philadelphia, with a 10 representing the highest attendance rates. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More
n/a
College Bound
This rating represents the percentage of annual graduates who enroll in any postsecondary institution in the first fall following their graduation date. Schools are then divided into equal-sized groups to create ratings from 1 to 10, with 10 representing the highest college enrollment rates. Note: this rating was calculated using data from the 2016-17 school year. Learn More

School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Neighborhood
  • Grade Levels5-8
  • Waiting List Size700
  • Enrollment361
  • PrincipalMs. Cheshonna Miles
  • Phone Number215-294-2973
  • School Emailenrollkwpp@kippphiladelphia.org
  • SEPTA RoutesBus (46), Trolley (34), RR (Angora)
  • Address 5900 Baltimore Avenue, 2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19143
  • NeighborhoodCobbs Creek
  • Application DeadlineMarch 1st, 2018
  • Apply Now

Mission

The mission of KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory 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 West Philadelphia Preparatory 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 orchestra program, exciting field lessons, end of year trips, and student clubs.

Read More

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 include: unity, grit, social intelligence, zest, achievement, integrity, leadership, innovation, optimism and gratitude.

Our values include: unity, grit, social intelligence, zest, achievement, integrity, leadership, innovation, optimism and gratitude.

Accreditations & Honors

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Two Consecutive Years: 2009-2010 and 2010-2011; Recognized by the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools as a Member in Good Standing for the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 School Year.

Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Two Consecutive Years: 2009-2010 and 2010-2011; Recognized by the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools as a Member in Good Standing for the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 School Year.

School Details & Data

Demographics

Black 96.4%
White 0.3%
Hispanic 2.5%
Other 0.8%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 49.9%
Male Students 50.1%

Special Education

Special Ed 13.6%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 86%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.3%

Students Per Grade

5th Grade Students
93
6th Grade Students
89
7th Grade Students
90
8th Grade Students
89
Total Students
361

Activities & Programs

Arts Programs

  • Visual Arts,
  • Dance Instr,
  • Dance,
  • Literature

Sports Programs

  • Basketball,
  • Track and Field,
  • Cross Country,
  • Dance,
  • Cheerleading,
  • Girls Basketball,
  • Lacrosse,
  • Sports Other

Other Sports

Step, Chess

Step, Chess

Other Activities

Step, Chess

Step, Chess

Language Programs

  • Spanish

Parent Programs

  • Parents Home and School Association,
  • Parents Classroom Volunteers,
  • Parents After School Volunteers

Parent Involvement

Parents are in frequent communication with the school via weekly newsletters and regular school celebrations. Saturdays are spent participating in new educational experiences that increase the achievement of students and help parents learn about more...

Parents are in frequent communication with the school via weekly newsletters and regular school celebrations. Saturdays are spent participating in new educational experiences that increase the achievement of students and help parents learn about more ways to support their child's growth and development.

Read More

Before and After Care

  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

Nearby Schools

Find Another School