Kipp Academy

10711 Kipp Way, Houston, TX 77099 | (832) 328-1051
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 262
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School Description

KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, was founded in Houston in 1994. Since that time, there are now 82 total KIPP schools open in 19 states and the District of Columbia. KIPP Houston's mission is to develop in underserved students the academic skills, intellectual habits, and qualities of character necessary to succeed at all levels of pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, college, and the competitive world beyond. In keeping with its trailblazing role, KIPP Houston opened the first elementary and high schools in the country which are now models for others. KIPP Houston is currently comprised of fifteen schools.  Please see below for a list of all KIPP Houston schools.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 262
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 115 (43.9%)
  • Females: 147 (56.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 19 (7.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 231 (88.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 250 (95.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Kipp Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black4617.6%
Asian41.5%
Hispanic21080.2%
White20.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Kipp Academy
  Number Percent
6th Grade9134.7%
7th Grade8632.8%
8th Grade8532.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
7.7
District:
4.0
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
35.2%
District:
49.6%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
15.2%
District:
15.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
32.0%
District:
7.4%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
5.9%
District:
2.2%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$121,200
District:
$80,304
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$53,657
District:
$50,708
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$46,793
District:
$44,725
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,961
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,522
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$57,631
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$76,048
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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