There Are No Shortcuts
At KIPP South Fulton Academy, we believe there are no shortcuts to success. Our teachers, students and parents sign the KIPP Commitment to Excellence to ensure everyone understands the dedication and hard work it takes to obtain a college education. To ensure all students obtain the knowledge and skills they need to be successful on the “climb to college,” we offer more time in school. Students attend school each week day from 7:30 am until 5:00 pm. We provide additional tutoring on select Saturdays throughout the year. Additionally, KIPP South Fulton Academy begins the regular school year with a summer session to introduce our new students to all our routines and procedures and it provide opportunities for our returning students to adjust to the new school year and routines.
Our Academic Program
Overview of information for the school.
Each grade level has varying schedules, but a student at KIPP South Fulton Academy might spend their day with the following schedule:
Work Hard. Be Nice.
KIPP South Fulton Academy issues “Reward Dollars” for both individual students and classes of students as a reward to those students or classes that exhibit the values of KIPP South Fulton Academy. Students receive paychecks on a weekly basis reflecting their gain or loss of Reward Dollars and therefore their progress in upholding the values of the school. Homework completion and behavior reports also are reflected in the school’s paycheck system. Reward Dollar totals determine group or individual awards as well as field trip participation.
Our students work extremely hard, and we reward that effort with fun activities and enrichments that ensure their long days are fun and engaging. At KIPP South Fulton Academy we offer the following extra-curricular activities:
- Debate Team
End-of-the Year Field Lesson Destinations
We also provide our students the opportunity to experience life outside their community and state. At the end of each school year we take our students on out-of-state field lessons to make their classroom learning come to life and to provide them with adventures they might not have the opportunity to experience. At KIPP South Fulton Academy we have traveled to Washington, DC, North Carolina, New York City, and San Francisco.