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KIPP Destiny Middle School opened in August 2015 as the second middle school in the KIPP DFW region. The school serves students in 6th and 7th grades for the 2016-2017 school year, and will add one grade level each year until it becomes a fully enrolled 5th-8th grade middle school by 2018.

Mission and Vision

KIPP Destiny Middle School’s mission is to empower all students to fulfill their destiny and positively impact the world by arming them with knowledge, skills, and character necessary to succeed in college and beyond.

By leveraging a robust academic program, character development, and family involvement, our students will build strong literacy skills alongside science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) which are critical gateways toward fully achieving in our ever-changing world. With opportunities to lead and serve, our students become leaders who positively contribute to our school, their families, and our communities.

Values

At KIPP Destiny Middle School, our staff, students and families make our vision come alive through our core values:  Inquire, Grow & Achieve, Honor & Serve, and Lead.

  • Inquire- We believe that we must approach our daily work with curiosity and ask questions so that we may make the best possible decisions. We seek to understand before being understood and when we see a problem, we approach it with zest and optimism so that we may find a solution.
  • Grow  & Achieve- We challenge ourselves to get better every day. We embrace our areas of growth while leveraging our strengths. Ultimately, we seek to achieve our goals and create a better tomorrow for ourselves and our community.  
  • Honor & Serve- We firmly believe that we should leave places better than we found them. This means that we give when we are needed, we give back to those who have helped us and we honor each other’s perspectives and experiences.
  • Lead- We believe that being a leader means we must do the right thing, even when it’s difficult.  As leaders, we take responsibility for ourselves and our community.  

The school is located at 3663 W. Camp Wisdom Rd. Dallas, TX 75237.

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KIPP Destiny Middle School at a Glance:

-          Opened August 2015 serving 6th grade students

-          Currently serving 6th and 7th grade students in the 2016-2017 school year 

-          Adding one grade level per year to enroll 480 students in 5th-8th grade by 2018

-          Free open enrollment public charter school serving children in southern Dallas

-          Free bus transportation provided in selected areas

-          College preparatory academics combined with individualized support

-          High expectations for behavior alongside character development

-          STEM-focused enrichment activities

-          Blended learning opportunities