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School Visit: KIPP SHARP College Prep Lower School, Houston TX

  • KIPP SHARP College Prep Lower School 8430 Westglen Drive Houston, TX, 77063 United States (map)

Join the Teaching Trust Alumni Network on Monday, April 3rd, 2017 for a day of professional development as we visit one of the state's highest-performing schools: KIPP SHARP College Prep Lower School in Houston, TX.

KIPP SHARP Prep is a Title I school serving 889 students from Pre-K through 4th grade in southwest Houston. It consistently achieves STAAR passing rates of over 90% in reading and math, with recommended scores of 66.5% in reading and 68.3% in math in 2016.

PD Objectives

Through focused classroom observations and collaborative action planning with your campus team and KIPP SHARP staff, you'll learn about (and observe first-hand) the campus':

  • strong culture and data practices
  • differentiated instruction for small groups
  • guided reading and independent reading practices leading to results for students

Team Members to Bring

We highly encourage participants to engage in the school visit as part of a campus team of three members, including:

  • School leader
  • Assistant principal/dean
  • Instructional coach or strong teacher

Learn More

For more information, click to read our Houston school visit logistics memo.

Questions? Contact Haley Pittman at

Paying With School Funds?


Click below to register your campus team by March 26th!

Please note that participants must book their own lodging. Click here to reserve a room in the Teaching Trust room block at the Hilton Garden Inn Houston/Galleria.