4801 Benning Road SE
Benning Campus
Washington, DC 20019
Type of school: Middle School
Grades served: 58
Year founded: 2001
Mr. David Ayala, Principal
School phone: 202-582-5477
School fax: 202-582-0152
School email:
Regional Organization: KIPP DC

As one of the highest performing middle schools in the District of Columbia, KIPP DC KEY Academy provides an innovative and academically-rigorous college preparatory program designed to prepare students with the academic, intellectual, and character skills necessary for success in high school, college, and the competitive world beyond. KEY Academy was named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, and its leaders and students have been honored with numerous distinctions.


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