Extended Calendar: Provides an extended school day and school year. We also offer a summer sessions to give scholars a head start on successful academics and build a family atmosphere within the school.
Opened in 2015
KIPP stands for the Knowledge is Power Program. KIPP Wisdom Academy is located in the heart of south city and is KIPP St. Louis' newest elementary school. We are adding a grade per year, eventually serving grades K-4. Our school is located inside of the historic school building of Saint Francis de Sales Cathedral.
Teachers conduct homes visits with new families to establish a relationship and meet parents before the school year begins.
Gifted Education: Acceleration programs for students who qualify
Special Education: Full-time Director of Special Education that coordinates special education services for students along with a trained teacher.
Parent Involvement: Family Saturday - Family field trip after every academic unit, Parent Ambassador Program - Parent group, Parent Volunteers - Families can sign up for various support opportunities
College Starts in Kindergarten!Teacher/Staff 06/27/2016
This school really prepares young scholars for college starting in kindergarten. The teachers and staff provides love, structure and curriculum in a way that scholars are excited about learning and grow multiple grade levels. Also, the input of families is valued and encouraged.