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KAPPA International

Total Students: 462

Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy (KAPPA) International High School seeks to inspire and empower scholars to become lifelong learners, well equipped for the challenges of college and prepared to participate as compassionate citizens in the ever-expanding global community. KAPPA's goal is to cultivate compassionate global citizens.

2 cool things about KAPPA

  • We are one of only seven public schools in NYC to offer the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Program—a demanding and internationally recognized program that allows students to earn up to one year of college credit. We encourage all students to participate in the program.
  • KAPPA’s curriculum has a strong focus on international travel.

2 things you should know about coming here

  • This school has a dress code and an extended day (7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
  • Most classes have a 15:1 student to teacher ratio at KAPPA.

How to get in

Priority is given to NYC residents who attend an information session, then to all NYC residents. Please contact the school for Open House dates and times.

International Baccalaureate at my school opened me up a lot. Classes are more discussion-based, it's not just the teachers talking to you. It made me talk and interact with other students. My teachers are so selfless and giving.

– Hamdia Ibrahim, '12