A Message To All Kuumba Families
For the 2013-2014 School Year
Welcome to Kuumba Academy! Kuumba Academy is an exceptional educational community that embraces cultural awareness and empowers student to achieve integrated academic and artistic excellence. We are committed to becoming the highest performing charter school in Delaware with an unwavering commitment to advance student achievement, build extraordinary character, instill uncompromising respect, and develop strong work ethic.
We envision a dynamic learning environment where teachers, families, students and community partners work together in pursuit of excellence in the cultivation of curiosity, creativity, cross-cultural appreciation and collaboration. Kuumba Academy encourages excellence through an intense focus on math, reading, writing, social studies, science, and social emotional learning. We pay explicit attention to the creation of a caring, nurturing community that provides, in partnership with families, abundant individual support and encouragement to each and every student. We believe that every learner is unique and we strive to accommodate and inspire the special interests and talents in each of our students through the delivery of an innovative and rigorous educational program. True to its name, Kuumba Academy offers a stimulating, innovative learning environment for children in kindergarten through fifth grade.
Academics • Arts • Character
Class List 2013-2014
UNIFORM SALES: Uniforms will be available for puchase online. Please visit:
www.flynnohara.com/register for further details. To reach Flynn & O'Hara via telephone, please dial 800-441-4122.
PTA – parents and staff host a variety of fund-raising and community building events to support KACS
Breakfast/lunch time volunteers
P.O.S.S.E. (Parents Offering Support Services in Education) – parents volunteer one hour each week to provide reading or math support to small groups of students. Training is provided!
JOIN THE PTA! The school PTA is growing. Please come and join so that you can be an active member of the Kuumba Academy Community. The list of activities that you can be a part of grows daily. WE NEED YOU!! A nominal fee of $10.00 is required for you to join. The first PTA meeting for 2013 will be held on Tuesday, September 10th at 6:00pm. Babysitting and light refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there!