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KIPP Believe College Prep at a glance

Year Founded


Grades Served

5 - 8

School Leaders

Anthony Cognata



School Address

9330 Forshey St., New Orleans, LA 70118 (Dunbar)

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KIPP Believe College Prep empowers students with the academic skills and character traits to live happy, healthy lives, be prepared to succeed at the colleges of their choice, and improve the world around them.

KBCP is a school with a deep history and an incredible future.  We believe that education is freedom, and every child in New Orleans deserves an excellent school. We teach the most amazing kids in the world. We promise to believe in every child as our own, never doubting their strength. With love for our students, we are the hardest-working school in New Orleans, giving everything we can and never giving up. We celebrate our accomplishments, overcome the barriers, and keep centered in our love for our scholars and the strength of our team. We will laugh, smile, sing, dance, and have fun. We never complain or speak badly of others. We are fueled by our faith in the better tomorrow that we are building together. All of us, all the time, all the way. WE BELIEVE.

School Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.; 7:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wednesdays

Office Hours: 7:25 a.m. – 5 p.m.; 7:25 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesdays

Student Drop-off/Pick Up: All car riders / walkers must enter the building through the front office when the building opens at 7:25 a.m. All car riders / walkers must exit the building for dismissal at the side gate on Forshey Street.

Visitor and Volunteer Information: All visitors must enter the building at the front office and sign in with a valid id using the Raptor system. All visitors are recommended to park along Live Oak Street.

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