KIPP Ascend Middle
1616 S. Avers Ave.
Chicago, IL 60623
Office: 773.521.4399Fax: 773.521.4766
Grades Served: 6-8
KIPP Ascend Middle is an open enrollment public charter school on Chicago’s west side, serving 200+ students from grades six through eight. KIPP Ascend Middle has been committed to working with the students of greatest need on Chicago's west side, and since its inaugural year the school has delivered on that commitment.
To date, 100% of our eighth-grade completers have been accepted to college prep high schools, many with significant scholarships. This includes some of the top schools in the state and nation, such as The Loomis Chaffee School, Phillips Exeter Academy, The Cate School, Culver Academies, The Latin School of Chicago, Loyola Academy, Fenwick High School, Francis Parker, Lake Forest Academy, and Northside College Prep.
At KIPP Ascend Middle, we equip students with the knowlege, skills, and character traits necessary to succeed in top-quality high schools and colleges so they can gain the intellectual tools and social capital necessary to transform their futures and accomplish their personal missions in life.