KIPP Delta Collegiate High
KIPP Delta Collegiate High School (DCHS), was founded in 2006 and is one of two high schools in the KIPP Delta Public Schools district. Teachers focus on building a strong skill set for college and life. DCHS currently serves 238 students in grades 9-12.
Named as the #2 high school in the state by US News and World Report in 2014, the academic program at DCHS is rigorous and intense. Priority is placed on the subjects of mathematics, science, social studies, English and the arts. The school also emphasizes civic engagement and leadership development. Students are required to volunteer 60 hours of their time in the community before graduation.
Re-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. When students matriculate to KIPP DCHS, they sign a "Re-Commitment to Excellence", further solidifying their dedication to climbing the mountain to college.