Extended Calendar: Two weeks of summer school in July, and Saturday School ten times throughout the year (Saturday School is a half day and includes service learning, civic engagement, and elective classes such as drumming, dance, cooking, and more)
Opened in 2012
Students supported all the way through college, including support though high school, support in the college application and financial aid process, and support in college by KIPP Through College team
Heavy focus on character development and work habits using research-based best practices
All students receive small-group tutoring in reading and math using a variety of computer-based programs that match each student's needs
6th-8th grade students take Spanish every day
Three teachers have won state and national teaching awards
Extracurriculars: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, and Girls Soccer all compete in the Shelby County Schools league; also has a cheerleading team, drumming team, and dance team
Tours: KIPP Memphis Academy Middle offers various opportunity to tour the school so that families may be informed of their school options. Prospective parents are welcome to visit on Tour Days listed in Events. The program begins at 9 AM and lasts about 75 minutes. There is no sign up. Prospective parents can simply show up on any of those dates. Please contact Mrs. Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or if to schedule another time for a tour.
All applications received before 2/1/17 will be treated equally in lottery. If there are available spots after the lottery period ends, students will be accepted based on their application date (with preference given to siblings of current KIPPsters).
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