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Kipp Academy Middle School

Kipp Academy Middle School is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades 5 through 8.

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Cost Of Living
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Kipp Academy Middle School says

KIPP Liberation College Preparatory Middle School serves 5th through 8th grade students residing in the communities of Third Ward, South Park, Sunnyside, and the East End of Houston. KIPP Liberation was founded by Mrs. Tori Dugar in 2006 and has since established a home in Houston’s historical Third Ward community directly across from the Shrine of the Black Madonna and two blocks north of the Houston Texans YMCA located at Griggs Road.


Kipp Academy Middle School received a Noodle Innovative School Award in 2015.

Designed to prepare inner-city, at-risk students for college enrollment.

Mission Statement

The outstanding team of teachers and leaders at KIPP Liberation College Preparatory Middle School strive daily to mold our young thinkers into scholars and service-oriented leaders. Through rigorous lessons, a data-driven culture, and student–centered teaching and learning, our teachers push students to work hard, be kind, have fun, and accomplish their goals.




Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Not Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 394
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
5 99
6 95
7 100
8 100

Kipp Academy Middle School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Kipp Academy Middle School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1
Gender 47% Male / 53% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

95% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Kipp Academy Middle School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 68%
Black or African American 20%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 10%
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