Enroll Your Child
KIPP Vision Primary will be a free, public charter school. Admission to KIPP Vision Primary will be granted to students regardless of prior academic record, conduct or socioeconomic background. This means there are no academic requirements that need to be met for enrollment. The only enrollment requirement is that your child resides within the Atlanta Public Schools district. If there are more interested students and families than we have space for, a lottery is conducted for admission. Upon enrollment, you will be asked to sign the school’s Commitment to Excellence outlines the commitments you, your child, and your child’s teacher agree to make to ensure a successful experience at KIPP Vision Primary.
Enrollment will open for the 2014-15 school year on January 1, 2014.
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Open House Information
Any student zoned to Atlanta Public Schools will be eligible for enrollment in KIPP Vision Primary. There is no academic prerequisite for admission to KIPP Vision Primary. The open enrollment period begins on January 1, 2014 and ends at 5:00 pm on Friday, March 14, 2014. The lottery will be held on Monday, March 17th, 2014.
The attendance zone for KIPP Vision Primary is divided into three areas. First priority is given to children of families living in Focus Area 1, which is comprised of the 30315 zip code. If space allows, priority is given to children of families living in Focus Area 2, which is comprised of students living in the 30354 zip code. Focus Area 3 includes all areas within the APS attendance zone that are not within the 30315 or 30354 zip codes.
Process for Lottery
If the number of applicants to KIPP Vision Primary exceeds capacity, a random selection process will be used for admission, with first preference given to siblings of students already enrolled in the school as well as children of staff and teachers of the school. This lottery will be held on the school day following the application deadlines after which the number of applicants exceeds capacity. The lottery will be held on Monday, March 17th, 2014.
After the lottery, interested parents can still submit enrollment forms; their children are added to our waiting list on a first-come, first-served basis.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible to attend?
KIPP Vision Primary will be serving students in kindergarten in the 2013-14 school year. Additional grades will be added each year until the school serves grades k-4.
Where is the school located?
The school will be located at 660 McWilliams Road, SE in the facility of KIPP Vision Academy.
What is a charter school?
KIPP Vision Primary is a free public charter school. The school operates using public tax dollars and its charter is authorized by the Atlanta Board of Education and the Georgia State Board of Education. Students are eligible for the same state and federal programs (including free or reduced lunch) at KIPP Vision Primary.
Are uniforms required?
Yes, students are required to wear uniforms each day. Uniform shirts are provided by the school for a small fee.
Is transportation provided?
Yes. The school is committed to working with families throughout East Atlanta to meet their transportation needs.