WELCOME TO KIPP CONNECT MIDDLE SCHOOL
KIPP CONNECT Houston Middle School’s vision is to encourage educational excellence, character responsibility and balanced growth to ensure our students will discover and develop their talents and fulfill their best potentials to succeed in college and the world beyond. Our staff members and campus community partnerships (YMCA, Legacy Health Clinic, & St. Luke’s Methodist Church) will empower students to take ownership of their path to and through college and beyond as pilots, not passengers, of their journey. KIPP CONNECT/Gulfton Middle School servse 108 5th grade students and our school will ultimately grow to serve approximately 430 students from the Sharpstown and Gulfton neighborhoods of southwest Houston.
Our student body could represent up to 72 different countries, and Gulfton is famous around the globe for supporting new immigrants to the US.
B.E.A.T., our school values, are demonstrated daily by:
• Brain Growth is measured through optimism and curiosity
• Endurance with Excellence & Energy is measure through grit and zest
• Appreciation is measured through gratitude and self-control
• Together is measure through social intelligence and love
Students will have a one-to-one ratio with technology throughout their day so that students on all different levels can be making the greatest possible gains through individualized instruction.
Students develop balanced growth through our extra-curricular courses in orchestra, art, choir, technology, leadership, dance, yoga, and CrossFit for Kids. To honor the core value of Appreciation, students are required to complete at least 64 hours of service learning activities in the community each year.