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KIPP Inspire Academy

Information Updated March 2021
  • Grades 5-8
  • 393 Students
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1212 N 22nd St.
St. Louis MO, 63106
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 7:00am - 3:00am
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After School Care



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

About The School

School Mission
The vision of KIPP Inspire is to prove what is possible when a child embraces life with optimism, feels a sense of belonging in their academic community, and believes that with effort their abilities will grow.  Our students will demonstrate leadership, develop academic habits, and master the rigorous knowledge and skills needed to succeed in college and in life. Our students will take pride in who they are and what they have accomplished, and inspire the world to join them in building a better tomorrow.
Quick Facts
  • At KIPP Inspire, we have 4 different electives for children to choose from including: computer science, African-American culture, PE, theater and dance.
  • We have a variety of after school programs and sports including girls and boys basketball, cross country, track, soccer and Girls on the Run.
Parent Coordinator
Teachers On Staff 29
Teachers Returning from Last Year 93%
Nurses On Staff Full Time
Counselors On Staff Full Time
Social Workers On Staff None
Special Education

Student Diversity

Total Students 393
American Indian / Alaska Native n/a
Asian n/a
Black 95.7%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander n/a
Hispanic 2.3%
White 1.3%
Multiracial n/a
Total Students 393
Male 46%
Female 54%
Limited English Proficient 1.8%
Students With Disabilities 14%
Low Income n/a

Education Focus

  • Music
Visual & Performing Arts
  • Theater
World Languages
  • n/a
Special Education


After School Clubs
  • Tutoring
  • Basketball-Coed
  • Basketball-Grils
  • Cheerleading-Coed
Visual Arts
  • Girls on the Run

School Visits &

Application Deadline February 14, 2021
Application Fee
Interview Required
Requirements / Recommended Tests
Enrollment Criteria
  • Must be a St. Louis City Resident
  • Discipline record and academic record from previous school
  • Discipline record and academic record from previous school
  • Attend a Family Information Session in the summer
Enrollment Contact Sarah Swinney
Assistant School Leader of Operations

Key Upcoming Dates

Apr 24 2021
KIPP Carnival
Event | 8:00 pm
 Join us at KIPP St. Louis High School on Saturday, April 24th for a celebration of KIPP Students. We will have performances from the talent show winners from several KIPP STL schools, a student market to showcase some of our high school entreprenuers, as well as food and games for the whole family. The event is open to KIPP STL, as well as any community members who are interested in learning more about KIPP.  This event will be socially distanced and follow state and CDC guidelines regarding COVID restrictions. Masks must be worn at all times when not eating at this event.