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Gilkey Pamoja Preparatory Academy at Cole School

Information Updated March 2021
  • Grades Pre-K-8
  • 336 Students
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3935 Enright Avenue
St. Louis MO, 63108
This school is wheelchair accessible

COVID Contingency*

Attendance Options
In-Person Learning:
100% Virtual Learning:
Blended Learning:
Attendance Adjustment Options Undefined
School Provided Laptop or Tablet
School's Learning Plan Visit School Website
*This information is subject to change.


School Hours

Core School Hours 8:05am - 3:02pm
Before School Care 8:05am Start time
After School Care 5:00pm End time



School Bus
Post-Activity Transportation
Public Transit Options



Tuition Free Financial Assistance n/a Uniform
USDA Food Program
  Yes - All Students Eligible
Free Breakfast
Free Lunch

About The School

School Mission
BKG Pamoja Preparatory Academy will equip all students with a strong sense of African Identity, purpose, and direction.
Quick Facts
  • Students are taught about the many countries on the continent of Africa in connection with our African Centered teaching.
  • Offers high-quality curriculum that meets state standards while addressing the individual needs of our students.
  • The Nguzo Saba (7 principles of Kwanzaa) is used to cultivate our school community.  These principles promote self-identity, collaboration, and leadership among all stakeholders.
Parent Coordinator
Teachers On Staff 25
Teachers Returning from Last Year 84%
Nurses On Staff Full Time
Counselors On Staff Full Time
Social Workers On Staff Part Time
Special Education

Student Diversity

Total Students 336
American Indian / Alaska Native n/a
Asian n/a
Black 97.9%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander n/a
Hispanic 1.5%
White n/a
Multiracial n/a
Total Students 336
Male 51%
Female 49%
Limited English Proficient n/a
Students With Disabilities 13.1%
Low Income n/a

Education Focus

  • General/Vocal
  • Choir
  • Band
  • African Drumming
Visual & Performing Arts
  • African Art Design
World Languages
  • n/a
Special Education


After School Clubs
  • Soccer-Coed
  • Basketball-Coed
  • Flag Football
  • Volleyball-Coed
  • Basketball-Grils
Visual Arts
  • Imani Rites of Passage
  • Girl Scouts
  • Girls on the Run

School Visits &

Application Deadline N/A
Application Fee
Interview Required
Requirements / Recommended Tests
Enrollment Criteria
  • Reside in school catchement area
  • Current proof of residency
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Immunization/physical/shot records
  • Parent/guardian photo ID
  • Parenting plan/court order or proof of guardianship (if applicable)
Enrollment Contact Donna Price

Key Upcoming Dates

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