School info: 210 Cherry Street / Helena-West Helena, AR 72342
School Type: Open Enrollment
Director: Jemar Tisby
Hours: Mon. – Thurs.: 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Every other Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
School Size: 211 (DCPS), 71 (DCPHS) (2007-08)
Student-Teacher Ratio: 16.8
Percent of Teachers with a Master’s degree: 13%
Percent of Certified Teachers: 100%
Percent of Students Eligible for FRL: 89%
Mission Statement: The mission of KIPP Delta is to empower our students to develop the knowledge, skills, and character traits necessary to pursue a college education and a life of value, joy, and integrity.
Arts Programs: Drama, Step Team, Drumline
Sports Programs: Track, Cross Country, Boys and Girls Basketball, Soccer
Clubs: Student Government, KIPP Ambassadors, Chess Club
Arkansas Department of Education. Available at arkansased.org/ (last accessed on 08-06-2008).The Nation Office for Research on Measurement and Evaluation Systems. Available at http://normes.uark.edu/ (last accessed on 08-06-2008).
The National Center for Education Statistics. Available at nces.ed.gov/ (last accessed on 08-06-2008).