Mission: Our mission is to create and sustain the highest quality school system for the communitites most under-served in Washington, D.C.
KIPP DC students develop the knowledge, skills, and character necessary to become thoughtful, influential, and successful citizens in the competitive world.
KIPP DC will raise expectations of public education in under-served communities by cultivating high-performing educational leaders and by serving as a model of excellence.
Geographic areas served: Washington, D.C.
Programs: Eighty-seven percent of KIPP DC students hail from neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River. Ninety-nine percent of the student body is African American, more than 75% are eligible for free or reduced lunch, and 11% receive special education services.
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Over the years I have had different roles with this organization. Throughtout my time there, the organization has always put the community they serve first. It has been a joy to see so many dedicated individuals working together together to help the youth of DC achieve!