One Team, One Family, One Mountain: Celebrating 20 years!
KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy (KSPA) is a tuition-free, public charter middle school in Southwest Denver. We educate 390 students in grades 5 through 8.
The mission of KSPA Sunshine Peak Academy is to provide a rigorous preparatory education in partnership with families and the community that meets both the academic and character development needs of all students.
If you have any questions about the school, please contact us at (303) 623-5772 or fill out this form to request more information.
Principal at KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy
Alana Raybon is a seasoned educator with experience achieving excellent outcomes in public and private school settings. Alana found her calling to education while working with teens at a youth home, and later as a paraprofessional. After graduating from the University of Northern Colorado with a B.A. in education, she moved to Texas where she taught for 10 years as a 3rd-7th grade lead teacher to a diverse population in Houston. Alana pursued her master’s degree in educational policy at Vanderbilt University while teaching for 3 years as a middle school English teacher.
Alana served as the founding Director of Curriculum and Instruction at DSST Middle School at Noel Campus for 3 years. She was a School Director in Training and the Interim School Director at DSST Middle School at Noel Campus, in which she led the community through the difficult challenge of educating during a pandemic. Alana is currently a Ph.D. student in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Denver.
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