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KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy

Mission Statement:
We will provide students with a relevant, exciting, and individualized learning environment, allowing students to emerge with the critical thinking, global vision, and knowledge of self that is necessary to succeed in college and be leaders in their communities.
Points of Pride:
Partnerships with over 60 colleges nationwide; one of the highest ACT averages in the city; expanded arts and athletics programs; 100% focused on college success; all juniors are provided internships; students have traveled to Nepal and Ghana to teach during the summer
AP Courses:
Biology, English Literature & Composition, Spanish Language, Statistics, U.S. History, World History
Other Special Academic Offerings:
Art; Music; Physical Education
Foreign Languages:
Arabic, Spanish
Measures for Positive, Safe Learning:
Established a strong parent community.
Parent Involvement:
Home & School Association, classroom volunteers, trip chaperones
Arts Activities and Classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; choir; instrumental music classes; drum line; jazz band; other instrumental ensemble; drill team; theater instruction; school play or musical(s); visual arts instruction; dance; literature; poetry
Activities and Special Programs:
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship; Tiger Woods Learning Center, focused on STEM; Deloitte employees mentor, train, and offer job opportunities to students; Future Focus summer internship program with Accenture
Boys Sports:
Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track & Field, Soccer, Track & Field, Equestrian*
Girls Sports:
Basketball, Soccer, Track & Field, Cheerleading*, Equestrian*
Septa Routes:
38, 40, 52, 64; 10 trolley
Contact Information
2601 W. Cumberland St., 19132
Aaron Bass, Principal
Enrollment and Demographics
Type of School: Charter
2014-2015 Enrollment:
Grades Served: 9-12
Admission Reqs: Open admission, Philadelphia residents
ELLS: <1%
Special Education: 20%
Receiving free or reduced priced lunch: 85%
Waiting List? Yes, 500
Racial Demographics: African American – 96% Latino – 4% Asian – 0% White – 0% Other – 0%

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