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KIPP Charlotte Public Schools

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Anokhi Saraiya
Main Address:
931 Wilann Drive
Charlotte, NC 28215
KIPP Change Academy elementary school
5431 Hickory Grove Rd
Charlotte, NC 28215

What We Do

KIPP Charlotte is a free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public charter school serving over 850 students in grades K-8 and 650 high school and college alumni. KIPP Charlotte serves communities that are traditionally underserved and marginalized in education. The mission of KIPP Charlotte is to prepare all of our students to excel in the nation’s finest high schools and colleges by cultivating the habits of mind, character skills, and knowledge necessary for their success. We provide an education that will enable our students to lead full lives and empower our graduates to be the future leaders of Charlotte and agents of change in the world beyond.


There are 1,500 students and alumni who are counting on us. Our dedicated teachers and staff have called over 700 families to assess their needs at this time. Here's how you can help:

A donation of $500 helps buy a Chromebook & cover for one family. We need at least 150 Chromebooks.
A donation of $300 buys a set of books for 30 students.
A donation of $100 provides a meal for 1 family of 4.
A donation of $60 buys a WiFi hotspot for one family.
A donation of $25 helps cover postage and printing costs to mail learning materials.

It's critical that our students have the resources they need and can continue to make progress for the remainder of the academic year. Donate at

Interesting Info

KIPP stands for the Knowledge is Power Program. To learn more about our national organization go to .
KIPP is a national network of 242 college-prep public charter schools preparing students in educationally underserved communities for success in college & life.
90% KIPP Charlotte students qualify for free & reduced lunch. 95% of our students are African American or Latino.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Math Tutor
Repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Fri Jun 05 2020.
Monday, June 1, 2020 (All day)
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Book Drive During COVID-19 Crisis (or any time)
Repeats every day until Thu Jun 30 2022.
Saturday, May 30, 2020 (All day)
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Level & Label Books for Classroom Libraries
Repeats every day until Fri Jun 05 2020.
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 8:30am
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Build a Bag of Groceries (Drop-off or Ship from Home)
Repeats every week on Thursday until Thu Jun 04 2020.
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 11:00am
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Reading Buddy
Repeats every day on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until Sat Jun 05 2021.
Monday, September 7, 2020 (All day)
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Classroom Volunteer
Repeats every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until Sat Jun 05 2021.
Monday, September 7, 2020 - 8:15am
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Upcoming Events

Knowledge is Power Trivia Night June 4, 2020 -
5:00pm to 8:30pm
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