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"We had an exceptionally tight timeline to find space for our elementary school, and Canyon-Agassi made it work, in a high-quality manner, while putting us at ease all along the way. Within a couple of very short months, we had a beautiful building for our students."
KIPP Philadelphia Elementary AcademyPhiladelphia, PA
• Charter Management Organization: KIPP Philadelphia Schools, Inc.
• Campus Opening: August 2011
• Enrollment in Year 1: 150 students
• Grades in Year 1: Kindergarten through 1st grade
• Enrollment at Maturity: 500 students
• Grades at Maturity: Kindergarten through 4th grade
• Development / Community: Adaptive reuse of former industrial warehouse in the Allegheny West / Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia
• Building Size: 33,400 square feet
• Lot Size: 1.67 acres
• KIPP Philadelphia: Regional network established in 2003 with goal of creating two 5-school K-12 feeder patterns serving North and West Philadelphia. Part of renowned KIPP network of schools - 125 schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia, serving 41,000 students.
• Click here to watch the KIPP Philadelphia Elementary Academy Ribbon Cutting