KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy will provide students with a relevant, exciting and individualized learning environment, allowing students to emerge with the critical thinking, global vision and knowledge or self necessary to succeed in college, the competitive world beyond and be leaders in their communities.
Our values include: Leadership, Love, Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility (both individual and collective).
In addition to our values, KIPP DuBois upholds the following beliefs:
We believe that education is the pathway to freedom.
We believe that Knowledge is Power.
We believe that all of humanity is connected through an interdependent relationship.
We believe that all people have a collective responsibility to care for and improve our world.
We believe that all humans have the ability to learn, develop and actualize.
We believe that in order to effectively create change we need to educate the whole child.
We believe that all people are inherently good.
We believe that one's circumstance does not need to determine their trajectory.
Nationally, KIPPsters are four times more likely to graduate from college than our peers. KIPP DuBois offers a college preparatory education; all classes are aligned to College Readiness Standards. Additionally, all students will take at least one Advanced Placement course. KIPP DuBois complements rigorous academics with a wide range of extracurricular opportunities, students participate in internship and mentorship programs, college readiness seminars, and visit a number of area colleges during the school year.