KIPP Denver Collegiate High School (KDCHS) is a tuition-free, college-preparatory public charter high school in Southwest Denver. We educate 498 students in grades 9 through 12.
KDCHS is committed to supporting students to master core academic disciplines and critical thinking; develop self-discipline and organization; become a self-advocate and authentic communicators, and acquire leadership skills. KDCHS pledges to help students develop a strong moral character through civic engagement, and encouraging a commitment on the part of each individual to be contributing members of their communities.
If you have any questions about the school, please contact us at (303) 922-5324 or fill out this form to request more information.
Principal at KIPP Denver Collegiate High School
Jessica (Jess) Simpson began her educational journey in the College of Wooster with a BA in Biology and eventually went on to earn an MA from Columbia University, NYC, Summer Principals Academy program. Jess has been an educator in Denver for 11 years, 9 of them at KIPP Denver Collegiate High School. Over the years, Jess held roles as science teacher, STEM chair, Dean of instruction, Assistant Principal, and Principal.
When asked why Jess loves KIPP, she says it’s “because of what it means to be a KDC Tiger, and what it means to be a part of an organization of passionate, excellent educators committed to serving others.”
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