KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy opened in 2003 for students in grades 5th through eighth. KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy works with all students to help them succeed and reach their goals. The staff and teachers work with each student to provide courses that instill knowledge, critical thinking skills and character traits to achieve their highest potential.
Along with core subjects, students at KIPP are offered a variety of extracurricular activities, which include computer arts, orchestra, drawing/painting French, Latin, Spanish, academic contests, newspaper, student council, community service yearbook, science and technology. Athletics include basketball, field hockey, football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, baseball and physical education classes.
The teachers, staff and principal are well liked by parents and students. Stating that the work is challenging, but worth every second which is easier with teachers that really do care. Students expressed the school is very safe and that teachers are very helpful.
The Academic Performance Index showed an increase in academic growth from 767 to 805. The statewide goal is 800.
The California Standards Tests is used to learn if students are mastering core subjects. The various tests are given to 2nd through 11th grades in English, grades 2nd through 7th are given tests in math, and science tests are administered to students in grades 5th, 8th, and 10th, while history tests are given to students in 8th and 11th grades.
The test results at KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy are mixed. Some exceeded the state goals and others fell below. For example on the 5th grade Math exam 60% passed with the state at 65%. For the 7th grade Math exam 66% of students passed with the state average at 52%.
The school is providing an exceptional education; however, to ensure the learning environment is a great fit for your child and your family it would be a good idea to take a tour.
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KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy
1475 Sixth Ave., 2nd Floor
San Diego, CA 92101