KIPP Ascend Middle
1616 S. Avers Ave.
Chicago, IL 60623
Office: 773.521.4399Fax: 773.521.4766
Grades Served: 5-8
KIPP Ascend Middle is an open enrollment public charter school in Chicago’s North Lawndale community, serving students in grades 5-8. At KIPP Ascend Middle, we equip students with the knowledge, skills, and character traits necessary to succeed in top-quality high schools and colleges so they can gain the intellectual tools and social capital necessary to transform their futures and accomplish their personal missions in life.
To date, 100% of our eighth-grade completers have been accepted to college prep high schools, many with significant scholarships. This includes some of the top schools in the state and nation, such as The Loomis Chaffee School, Phillips Exeter Academy, The Cate School, Culver Academies, The Latin School of Chicago, Loyola Academy, Fenwick High School, Francis Parker, Lake Forest Academy, and Northside College Prep.