On June 11th the class of 2015 graduated representing the first class that has been with us since starting KIPP Academy Lynn in 5th grade and continuing through KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate. They have achieved the most impressive college readiness outcome of any cohort in KIPP: MA’s history. 91% of this year’s 82 students will matriculate to a four or two year school this fall. 53% of this class is projected to graduate from college which is 5x the national average. Click here to read more about the graduation event at the Lynn Auditorium.
Construction on a new KIPP Academy 54,000-square-foot school in Mattapan has started. This school will house an elementary and middle school when it opens in time for the 2016 school year. Construction on the four-story building, which sits on 1.8 acres bounded by Babson Street and Blue Hill Ave., is being handled by general contractor Consigli Construction and the design was handled by Arrowstreet Architects. Click here to read the full story.