Kuumba Preparatory School of the Arts (KPSA) is an African-centered private school located in SE Washington D.C. Kuumba offers a year-round non-traditional program in an intimate setting for academics, culture, and the arts.
KPSA`s goal is to assist children in developing their character and artistic talent through holistic education.
Our objective is to reach the whole child by helping them develop in the areas of theatre, music, dance, poetry, and song as we use the arts to stimulate learning.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 62 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Kuumba Learning Center & Preparatory School of the Arts ranks among the top 20% of private schools in District Of Columbia for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1982
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
62 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Kuumba Learning Center & Preparatory School of the Arts Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 62 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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