About KIPP: McDonogh 15

Founded: 2006

Grades: K-8th

Distinguishing Features: Rigorous Academic Environment, Social Emotional Learning, High Quality Art and Music Programming, Integrated Blended Learning, High Quality Special Education Programming

Our Mission

KIPP: McDonogh 15 aims to develop our scholars’ academic skills, character, and proud self-identities to help them achieve their goals, ignite a lifelong love of learning, and inspire them to be leaders that make the world a better place.

The KM Way

We are a team and family. We share a collective vision of excellence while prioritizing the well-being of every individual team member and scholar. We are a school that believes happy, healthy, proud scholars and happy, healthy, proud teachers are the foundation of our success. We recognize the power of positive ENERGY and hold it sacred in our drive to achieve academic results, setting our scholars on a choice-filled life path to and through college. We believe in the humanity of this work and, therefore, hold a unique focus on supporting every scholar and teacher to reach his/her full individual potential and see his/her highest self.

Our Core Beliefs

  • Our mission is urgent and a matter of social justice
  • Great teaching within a strong design drive monumental growth
  • We are all leaders
  • We grow best together