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KIPP West Philadelphia Preparatory Charter School
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School Details

  • School TypePublic Charter Neighborhood
  • Grade Levels5-8
  • Waiting List Size700
  • Enrollment359
  • 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
  • Fax215-294-8707
  • Application DeadlineMarch 1st, 2018
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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.

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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 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 98.4%
Hispanic 0.8%
Other 0.8%

Female & Male Students

Female Students 51.8%
Male Students 48.3%

Special Education

Special Ed 13.5%

Economically Disadvantaged

Students who are economically disadvantaged 89%

English Language Learners

English Language Learner 0.3%

Students Per Grade

5th Grade Students
89
6th Grade Students
93
7th Grade Students
91
8th Grade Students
86
Total Students
359

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.

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Before and After Care

  • Extended Day,
  • Extended Programming

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