Who We Are

KIPP WAYS Academy is a tuition-free public charter middle school located in West Atlanta. Founded in 2003, we serve approximately 330 students in fifth through eighth grades. KIPP WAYS Academy is part of KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools and the national KIPP network of schools preparing students for success in college and in life. To learn more click here.

  • 2003
  • 5th-8th Grades
  • 330 Students
  • Northwest Atlanta
  • 100% Of 8th grade students proficient in Language Arts and Reading

What is New


Now Accepting Applications for the 2016-17 School Year 

Apply to attend KIPP WAYS for the 2016-17 School Year.

Refer friends and family of rising 5th grades to apply by visiting www.kippways.org and clicking on the Enroll Now Tab.

Refer friends and family of rising kindergarten students to our sister school, KIPP WAYS Primary,
by visiting www.kippwaysprimary.org and clicking on the Enroll Now Tab. 


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Parent please take complete a short surveys to help us improve. 



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Go to www.yp.com/org/KIPPWAYSATL to enter ratings of local businesses. The more businesses you rate the more money the school earns.  

Tell all of your friends and family members. Help us win $10,000!


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Upcoming Dates

January 19th – January 22nd

NO Tutorial or Clubs after school


 January 19th – January 22nd 

Parent Report Card Conferences by Teacher Invitation

Reports will be mailed to parents who do not receive a report card conference request.

Monday, January 18th

No School | MLK Day 

Tuesday, January 19th

100th Day of School

Saturday, January 23rd  9 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Title I Event | Parent University Meeting in media center. All parents are invited to attend to provide

input on our School Improvement Plan and to learn more about our curriculum enhancements. 

January 25th – January 28th 

Monday & Tuesday - Tutorial by teacher invitation only

Thursday - Clubs (by teacher approval only)

Friday, January 29th 

Career Day

Early Release | Dismissal starts at 1:15 p.m.

No Aftercare provided

Last Day for currently enrolled students to submit Intent to Return Forms, click here for online access


Tuesday,  February 9th @ 6 p.m. in Gym 

Open House –Invite families and friends to learn more about KIPP WAYS and

submit a lottery application for the 2016-17 School Year.

Free  prizes for existing families that refer new families to KIPP!


Wednesday, February 10th Sweet Heart Social 11 a.m.-1 p.m.   

Title I Event | Families are invited to have a special Sweat Heart Lunch with our scholars and

learn more about GA Milestones and our curriculum enhancements.


February 12th –February 16th

No School | Winter Break     


Wednesday, February 17th

Scholars report school. Doors open at 7:15 a.m.

Early Release at 2:45 p.m.


Thursday, February 18th @ 8 a.m. in Media Center

Title I Meeting | Coffee with Principal


Thursday, February 25th @ 6p.m.

Black History Program 






What We Do

KIPP WAYS Academy offers an academically rigorous and structured learning environment that focuses on preparing students for competitive high schools and colleges. With a primary focus on scholarship, students at KIPP WAYS Academy are referred to and treated as “scholars,” which sets a clear tone at the school that learning is revered and will not be compromised in any way.


KIPP WAYS Campus Contact Information 

350 Temple Street NW

Atlanta GA 30314

(Tel) 404-475-1941

(Fax) 404-475-1946

School Office Hours 

7:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

7:15 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Wednesday

7:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Early Release Fridays