It is the mission of KIPP STRIVE Primary to grow, in each and every one of our students, the intellect and character necessary to achieve and lead in middle school, high school, college and beyond.
KIPP STRIVE Primary opened in July 2012 with 100 kindergarten students, and will grow a grade per year until serving grades K-4.
KIPP STRIVE Primary is located at 1444 Lucile Avenue in Southwest Atlanta. We benefit from great community support and from a shared campus with KIPP STRIVE Academy middle school. We are proud to be part of the Historic West End Atlanta neighborhood and to have prestigious post-secondary institutions, including Spelman and Morehouse Colleges, right in our backyard!
KIPP STRIVE Primary believes that it is our responsibility to nurture in each student a rooted love for themselves, for others, for learning and for bettering our world. It is through this encompassing love that our students will become authentically and fervently invested in their climb to and through college, understanding their successes in academics and character as the means to express their gifts as leaders.
The STRIVE Five encompasses the five core values that will provide the foundation for our students’ character development. These five values are: Love, Believe, Grow, Achieve, and Lead. These values will be taught throughout each grade level using developmentally-appropriate approaches, while gradually building our students independence to self-monitor for these qualities. All five values will uphold and drive our school’s mission and vision. These character strengths will serve our students well as they climb the mountain to college and beyond.