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KIPP: Delta Collegiate High School
Address
514 Missouri Street
Helena-West Helena, Arkansas 72342
United States
Coordinates 34°31′21″N 90°35′23″W / 34.522536°N 90.589753°W / 34.522536; -90.589753
KIPP DELTA COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL Latitude and Longitude:

34°31′21″N 90°35′23″W / 34.522536°N 90.589753°W / 34.522536; -90.589753
Information
School typePublic (government funded)
StatusOpen
School districtKIPP Delta Public Schools
NCES District ID 0500062 [1]
Authority Arkansas Department of Education (ADE)
SuperintendentScott Spainhour
NCES School ID 050006201451 [2]
PrincipalSusan Jackson
Grades9–12
Enrollment206 (2011–12 [2])
 •  Grade 966
 •  Grade 1070
 •  Grade 1145
 •  Grade 1225
Student to teacher ratio9.50 [2]
Education systemCharter
Knowledge Is Power Program
ADE Smart Core curriculum
School color(s)     Blue
     White
Athletics conference1A 5 North (2012–14)
SportsBasketball (boys/girls), cross country (boys/girls), soccer (boys), track (boys/girls), volleyball (girls)
USNWR ranking2014:      Silver Award
#567 (USA)
#2 (AR)
#94 (Charter) [3]
2012:      Gold Award
#408 (USA)
#2 (AR)
#52 (Charter) [4]
Feeder schoolsKIPP:Delta College Prep School (5–8)
Affiliation Arkansas Activities Association [5]
Website

KIPP: Delta Collegiate High School is a comprehensive public charter high school serving students in grades nine through twelve in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, United States. It is in Phillips County and is the sole high school administered by the KIPP Delta Public Schools. In 2014, KIPP was ranked No. 2 in Arkansas and No. 567 in the nation. In 2012, KIPP was ranked as the No. 2 high school in Arkansas and No. 408 in the nation by the Best High Schools Report 2012 developed by U.S. News & World Report. [4]

Curriculum

Based on the KIPP network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory schools, the KIPP curriculum meets or exceeds the Smart Core curriculum developed the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), which requires students to complete 22 credit units before graduation. Students engage in regular and Advanced Placement (AP) coursework and exams, preparatory courses in ACT/ SAT testing, leadership workshops, and partnerships with local colleges and universities.

Extracurricular activities

The KIPP: Delata Collegiate High School school colors are blue and white. The KIPP Detla Collegiate participate in various interscholastic activities in the 1A 5 North Conference administered by the Arkansas Activities Association. The school athletic activities include basketball (boys/girls), cross country (boys/girls), soccer (boys only), track (boys/girls), and volleyball. [5] [6]

References

  1. ^ "Search for Public School Districts – District Detail for Kipp Delta Public School". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved September 13, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Kipp:delta Collegiate High Sch". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved May 27, 2014.
  3. ^ "Best High Schools". U.S. New & World Report. Retrieved May 27, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Best High Schools". U.S. New & World Report. Retrieved Sep 13, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "School Profile, Greenbrier High School". Arkansas Activities Association. Retrieved Sep 8, 2012.
  6. ^ "2012-13 Record Book" (PDF). Arkansas Activities Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 31, 2013. Retrieved September 9, 2012.

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