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KIPP was founded in Houston in 1994 and has since grown to 209 public charter schools in 20 states and D.C. educating 88,000 children. Houston is KIPP’s largest region and educates 14,500 students in 28 schools and serves an additional 2,300 alumni in college and beyond. While only 10.6 percent of students from low-income communities in Houston graduate from college, 50 percent of KIPPsters, tracked from the 8th grade, graduate college.

Media Highlights

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Press Releases

• May 1, 2018 - Five KIPP Houston Students Awarded College Scholarships From The Sheryl Sandberg And Dave Goldberg Family Foundation

• September 5, 2017 - KIPP Houston Public Schools To Reopen On September 7

• August 28, 2017 - KIPP Houston Working To Support Students And Families In Need Following Hurricance Harvey

• August 22, 2017 - Early Evidence Suggests KIPP Houston Pre-Kindergarten programs have lasting positive impacts on student achievement

• July 7, 2017 - Statement on Optional School Fees


• February 22, 2018 - Joint Statement from KIPP Foundation and KIPP Houston Public Schools

• February 21, 2018 - Statement Regarding KIPP Sharpstown College Prep

• October 26, 2017 - Statement Regarding KIPP Explore Academy

• October 19, 2017 - Statement Regarding KIPP Explore Academy

• October 16, 2017 - Statement Regarding KIPP Explore Academy