Blytheville College Preparatory

KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory School (BCPS) offers students in northeast Arkansas an education that focuses on both character and academics. At each grade-level, students learn specific values such as hard work, kindness, responsibility, and integrity. BCPS serves nearly 150 students in grades 4–5.

BCPS inspires college-bound scholars to value learning and to work hard. Students strive to exceed grade-level standards while independently exploring questions about the world. BCPS provides opportunities for all students to pursue their passions, develop expertise in what they care most about, and use their knowledge to exercise responsibility in their community, country, and world.

150 StudentsEnrolled @ KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory
90% Qualifyfor Free or Reduced Lunch
10% ReceiveSpecial Education Services
12 Teachers@ KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory
Grades 4-6Served @ KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory
150 StudentsEnrolled @ KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory
90% Qualifyfor Free or Reduced Lunch
13% ReceiveSpecial Education Services
12 Teachers@ KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory
Grades 4 - 6Served @ KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory
Commitment to Excellence

KIPP is a partnership between parents, students, and teachers that puts learning first. All three parties sign a learning pledge called the “Commitment to Excellence,” which ensures that each will do whatever it takes to help the student learn.

  • We will arrive at BCPS every day by 7:30 A.M. (Monday through Friday)
  • We will remain at BCPS until 4:00 P.M. (Monday through Friday).
  • We will come to BCPS on appropriate Saturdays at 7:30 A.M. and remain until 12:30 P.M.
  • We will teach at BCPS during the summer.
  • We will always teach in the best way we know how, and we will do whatever it takes for our students to learn.
  • We will always make ourselves available to students, families, and any concerns they might have.
  • We will always protect the safety, interests, and rights of all individuals in the classroom.
  • We will make sure our child arrives at BCPS every day by 8:00 A.M. (Monday through Friday) or boards a bus at the scheduled time.
  • We will make arrangements so our child can remain at BCPS until 4:00 P.M. (Monday through Friday).
  • We will make arrangements for our child to come to BCPS on appropriate Saturdays at 8:00 A.M. and remain until 12:30 P.M.
  • We will ensure that our child attends BCPS summer school.
  • We will always help our child in the best way we know how, and we will do whatever it takes for him/her to learn. This also means that we will check our child’s homework every night, let him/her call the teacher if there is a problem with the homework, and try to read with him/her every night.
  • We will always make ourselves available to our children, the school, and any concerns they might have. This also means that if our child is going to miss school, we will notify the teacher as soon as possible, and we will read carefully all the papers that the school sends home to us.
  • We will allow our child to go on BCPS field lessons.
  • We will make sure our child follows all of the procedures and policies in the BCPS Handbook.
  • We understand that our child must follow BCPS rules so as to protect the safety, interests, and rights of all individuals in the classroom. We, not the school, are responsible for the behavior and actions of our child.
  • I will arrive at BCPS every day by 8:00 A.M. (Monday through Friday) or board a KIPP bus at the correct time.
  • I will remain at BCPS until 4:00 P.M. (Monday through Friday).
  • I will come to BCPS on appropriate Saturdays at 8:00 A.M. and remain until 12:30 P.M.
  • I will attend BCPS during summer school.
  • I will always work, think, and behave in the best way I know how, and I will do whatever it takes for me and my fellow students to learn. This also means that I complete all my homework every night; I will call my teachers if I have a problem with the homework or a problem coming to school, and I will raise my hand and ask questions in class if I do not understand something.
  • I will always make myself available to parents, teachers, and any concerns they might have. If I make a mistake, this means I will tell the truth to my teachers and accept responsibility for my actions.
  • I will always behave so as to protect the safety, interests, and rights of all individuals in the classroom. This also means that I will always listen to all my BCPS teammates and give everyone my respect.
  • I will follow and adhere to all of the procedures and policies in the BCPS Handbook.
  • I am responsible for my own behavior, and I will follow the teachers’ directions.