KIPP Charlotte Public Schools

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Tim Saintsing
Primary Contact Name
Symone x
Main Address

931 Wilann Drive
Charlotte, NC 28215
United States

KIPP Change Academy elementary school
5431 Hickory Grove Rd
Charlotte, NC 28215
United States

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.

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 Latinx.
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