Under construction since 2021, elementary school KIPP Truth Academy and middle school KIPP Justice Academy moved into the building, their permanent location, this August. 

Some highlights from the new campus include a performing arts space, science labs, a gymnasium, and a lounge where families connect with one another, or access a computer room and laundry. Collectively, these spaces will allow students to discover and explore their passions inside and outside the classroom. 

KIPP Justice Academy parent, Ashley Carter-Anderson was thrilled her son Carter was able to start the school year in the new campus. 

“My husband and I are ecstatic that our son will have an opportunity to attend middle school in a state of the art facility,” said Carter-Anderson. “Every year we look forward to the start of the school year, but this year we anticipated that day with a new level of excitement, knowing we watched the campus transform right before our eyes,” she added.  

Step inside our newest building in Newark, from the early days of construction, to the first day of school in August!

The Sussex Ave Gym under construction.

The gym at Sussex Ave, near completion during the summer of 2022.
Sharae Lewis-Griffith greets students on the first day of school, 2022.
A brand new dance studio will allow students to stay active and acquire new dance moves!
Ashley Carter-Anderson and KIPP Justice Academy 6th grader Carter Anderson, with younger daughter Carsynn Anderson, outside of the new building on the first day of school.

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