KIPP Explore opened its doors to the community in fall 2009. Located in the heart of the vibrant East End community, Explore makes up one-half of KIPP Houston’s East End campus. At Explore, we believe that all our students can live by our BRIGHT values for success in school and beyond — Believe, Reach, Imagine, Give, Honor, and Trust. KIPP Explore is a school where our innovative staff provides a college-preparatory experience that empowers students with the knowledge, skills and mindsets to go to and through college.
KIPP Explore serves 860 college-bound students from PreK3 through 4th grade. Students at Explore come from Houston’s East End community.
Our student body is 96% Hispanic and 2% African-American.
Explore’s diverse faculty of more than 60 provides a rigorous college-preparatory education with an emphasis on technology and the school’s BRIGHT core values.
KIPP Explore helps students develop their non-academic talents by providing other extra-curricular activities after school including baseball, soccer, and dance.
Teaching at KIPP Explore
KIPP Explore prides itself on being a professional community of committed
learners who aim to act as leaders for students now and in the future. All teachers at KIPP Explore receive one-on-one coaching and opportunities for continuous, quality professional development. The staff at Explore operates with an amazing sense of team, supporting one another so greater gains can be made for our students.