Located in Washington, D.C., KIPP DC: KEY Academy is an educational institution that offers learning opportunities to students in grades five through eight. Its curriculum includes various subjects, including algebra, advanced literature and science. The academy also conducts classes in Spanish and orchestra. Its extracurricular activities include ballet, African dance, rock climbing, drum line and football. The academy is governed by KIPP DC, which houses several academies and provides education programs to students. KIPP DC is a network of high-performing, college-preparatory charter schools in Washington D.C., which serve the city s under-resourced communities. It is a part of the nationally acclaimed KIPP network of schools.