St. Louis City Schools

KIPP Wisdom Academy

PUBLIC Charter

  • Grades Served: KG – 4
  • 520 Students
  • Average Class Size: 27
  • School Day: 8am – 4:15pm
  • 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
  • Uniform Required
  • KIPP stands for the Knowledge is Power Program. KIPP Wisdom Academy is located in the heart of south city and a college prep school that creates safe, structured, learning environment where scholars can build academic and leadership skills.
  • Teachers conduct homes visits with new families to establish a relationship and meet parents before the school year begins.
  • Parents and scholars have access to teacher and staff cell phone numbers and can contact them with homework or general questions in the evening.
  • Extracurriculars: Kinetic Energy Step Team, Art Club, Coding, Basketball, Running Club.
  • 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 trained teachers.
  • Parent Involvement: Family Saturday - Parent Very Involved Parents Program (VIP)- Parent group, Parent Volunteers - Families can sign up for various support opportunities - Muffins With Moms - Doughnuts With Dads


  • Lacks Economic Diversity95% of students qualify for Free or Reduced Lunch
  • Lacks Racial Diversity

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  • 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.
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