Meet KIPP Indy: Barato Britt

Barato Britt is the Executive Director of the Leadership and Legacy Academy at the Edna Martin Christian Center (EMCC), a 75-year-old institution that provides wrap-around services for over 3,000 low-income families, primarily in the Martindale-Brightwood community...

Meet KIPP Indy Alumnae: Jala and Ila

Jala Powell and Ila Childs are two KIPP Indy alumnae that have big plans for their lives. Jala, now a senior in high school, said she came to KIPP Indy because she needed to be challenged academically. “The curriculum at KIPP required a lot of work and you had to be...

A Letter to Our Team & Family

Dear KIPP Indy Team and Family,   As we welcomed students back to school last week, it was clear that the sense of urgency in our work has never been greater.  We need to ensure our students have positive self-identity along with tools to navigate through and...

KIPP Indy has a new playground!

On July 30, over 200 volunteers came together to build a new playground at KIPP Indy. The playground was built through a unique partnership between Delta Air Lines and KaBOOM, a national nonprofit that builds playgrounds. The playground was officially available for...

Art at KIPP Indy

Art at KIPP Indy

Two years ago, when Beth Lakin first came to KIPP Indy to teach, she was charged with creating a program that had never before existed at our schools - art. As a new teacher, she had no blueprint to follow, no guidelines to build off, and no...