Founded in 2004, KIPP Houston High School (KHHS) is KIPP’s first college-preparatory high school in the United States and a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School. At KHHS, we believe that joy should be fundamentally woven into every aspect of the school’s fabric. We encourage and nurture our students to act as leaders by following our school’s values. KHHS is a place where a close-knit staff, infused with the power to lead, provides a college-preparatory experience that empowers students with the knowledge, skills, and mindsets to go to and through college.
KHHS serves 640 college-bound 9th- through 12th-grade students from Houston’s Southwest community.
Our student body is 78% Hispanic, 18% African-American, and 3% Asian.
KHHS’ diverse staff of 55 offers a dynamic, college-preparatory education with an emphasis on team and discussion-based learning methods.
KIPP Houston High School provides students with a vibrant and eclectic life outside of the classroom by offering more than 30 extra-curricular activities.
Teaching at KIPP Houston High School
KHHS prides itself on being a community of committed learners who continue to strive towards teaching excellence. With a big emphasis on individualized coaching, teachers make transparent and steady, bite-size growth throughout the year. This genuine and focused conversation creates an environment where all students can make the climb to and through college. Our staff operates with an amazing sense of team, supporting one another greatly so greater gains can be made for our students.