History of KIPP DFW

Our vision for growth

KIPP DFW started with one public charter school in 2003. KIPP DFW currently operates six public charter schools educating nearly 2,500 students and has plans to operate 10 schools educating 5,000 students by 2025. We are committed to Southern Dallas and securing a bright future for our children today and tomorrow.

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Total DFW area schools

KIPP Today

Today, there are 200 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia educating nearly 80,000 students on their path to and through college, careers, and life. We have a 20-year track record of preparing students from educationally underserved communities to lead successful lives.

On a local level, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth is currently comprised of six schools, including three middle schools and three elementary schools. These six schools are:

KIPP Truth Academy (founded 2003), KIPP Destiny Elementary (founded 2013), KIPP Destiny Middle School (founded 2015), KIPP Truth Elementary (founded 2015), KIPP Pleasant Grove Primary (founded 2016), and KIPP Pleasant Grove Middle (founded 2017).