8805 Ferndale
Houston, TX 77017
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Kipp Climb Academy serves 782 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Kipp Climb Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 782 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kipp Climb Academy's student population of 782 students has grown by 72% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 105% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
782 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Kipp Climb Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Kipp Climb Academy is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6874 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
42%
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
82%
53%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.31
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).

How many students attend Kipp Climb Academy?

782 students attend Kipp Climb Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

82% of Kipp Climb Academy students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Kipp Climb Academy?

Kipp Climb Academy has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.

What grades does Kipp Climb Academy offer ?

Kipp Climb Academy offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4

What school district is Kipp Climb Academy part of?

Kipp Climb Academy is part of KIPP Texas Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 782 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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