Service. Excellence. Integrity. Passion. Courage. Leadership.
KIPP Charlotte is a free, open-enrollment, college preparatory public school serving 360 students in grades five through eight. 93 percent of KIPP Charlotte students are African American, 4 percent Latino/Hispanic, 2 percent Multiracial, and 1 percent Caucasian. Over 70 percent qualify for the free and reduced meal program. KIPP Charlotte serves communities that are traditionally underserved and marginalized in education.
The mission of KIPP Charlotte is to prepare all of our students to excel in the nation’s finest high schools and colleges by cultivating the habits of mind, character skills, and knowledge necessary for their success. We provide an education that will enable our students to lead full lives and empower our graduates to be the future leaders of Charlotte and agents of change in the world beyond.
“I am who I am because of what we all are.” Ubuntu
As an educator, the best days are the ones where you truly feel that you have had a positive impact on a student's life. My colleagues and I had such a day on Sunday, June 2 when we promoted 76 students from 8th grade in a ceremony at UNC Charlotte.Archives »