“The mission of KIPP Philadelphia Charter School is to cultivate the intellect, foster the character, and ignite the imagination of our students so they can become leaders who choose their own futures in college and beyond.”

  • K-8

    Grades Served

  • January 27, 2020

    Application Deadline

  • Citywide

    Enrollment Type

Academic Highlights

College Counseling
The KIPP Through College program has secured six college partnerships with local and state schools such as Temple University, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Lycoming College, Rosemont College and Rutgers University-Camden.

Music and Art
We offer music and art for grades K-8. Students in the middle school can join a beginning or advanced band.

World Language
We offer Spanish to our students in grades 5-8.

Course Offerings

Music, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Spanish

Extracurricular Activities

Aftercare, Band, Basketball, Cooking Club, Jump Rope/Double Dutch, Track and Field, YMCA – Get Hype


  • Annual Charter Evaluation (ACE)
    Developed annually by the Charter Schools Office (CSO) for all Philadelphia brick-and-mortar charter schools (except those up for renewal), these reports provide information on three main areas of charter school performance: academic success, organizational compliance and viability, and financial health and sustainability.
    2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015
  • Annual Independent Financial Audits
    Financial audits are produced annually by independent auditors for all charter schools in Pennsylvania. All charter schools are required to have an independent financial audit completed every year.
    2018 | 20172016 | 2015 | 2014
  • Future Ready PA Index
    Developed annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), these reports provide an overview of student academic performance in every Pennsylvania public school, including traditional District schools, charter schools, cyber charter schools, and career and technology centers. 
  • School Progress Report (SPR)
    Developed annually by the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) for all traditional District and charter schools in the city, these reports provide information on schools’ achievement, progress, climate, and, for high schools, college and career readiness.
    K-8: 2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-2014
    HS: 2014-2015 | 2013-2014


  • 2003

    Initial Charter

  • 2008

    Charter Renewed

  • 2010

    Charter Amendment: Added Grades and Increased Enrollment

  • 2011

    Charter Amendment: Added Grades and Increased Enrollment

  • 2013

    Charter Renewed

  • 2013

    Charter Amendment: Location Change, Increased Enrollment, Added Enrollment Preferences

  • 2015

    Charter Renewed

  • 2016

    Charter Amendment: Location Change

  • 2020

    Next Renewal Review