Thank you to everyone who joined us last night for the first of many KIPP Conversations about our new high school opening next fall! It was so great to see you, even if it was on Zoom. I'm really excited to partner with you to build the best high school in Jacksonville! Please see important information below and look forward to our next meeting on Thursday, October 22nd!

- Ms. Penkala, School Leader
Next Steps
  • If you missed last night's meeting, you can watch the Zoom recording here.

  • Fill out this brief survey by Tuesday, September 29th to help us name the high school! Submitted responses will be narrowed down to the top five for you to vote on!


  • Save the date and attend the next KIPP Conversation on October 22nd. More information to come.

  • Be sure to visit the new high school webpage regularly for resources and information throughout the year.
Alumni Spotlight
JaNya Stephens, a member of the founding class of students at KIPP Impact Academy in 2010, became our first four-year college graduate this summer when she completed her Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University.

After attending KIPP Impact Academy, JaNya enrolled in the Early College program at Robert E. Lee High School, which enabled her to earn both her high school diploma and her Associate's degree in 2018. She is now back in Jacksonville as a City Year corps member at Susie E. Tolbert Elementary School.
Advocacy Corner
The Census 2020 deadline has been extended to Sept. 30. If you haven't already, be sure to fill out your census today!
Voting is the single most effective way for us to effect change. There is still time to register for the 2020 election!
The Duval County Public School District is asking voters to approve a half-penny referendum in the election.
KIPP Public Schools Jacksonville
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KIPP Jacksonville Mission Statement: Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose – college, career, and beyond – so they can lead fulfilling lives and create a more just world.