KIPP Texas - Austin

KIPP Austin Academy of Arts & Letters

Grades Served
Grades Served 5-8
Founded
Founded 2009
Teachers
Teachers 36
Students
Students 455

KIPP Austin Academy of Arts & Letters is an inclusive and responsive community that drives high levels of academic and social achievement for all students in an unsurpassed effort to achieve the mission and goals of KIPP Texas- Austin Public Schools. At Arts & Letters, we work hard to create an inclusive, joyful, academically rigorous environment where all students experience growth and success while demonstrating integrity and respect for all members of our community.

Jamie Holley

Jamie Holley

School Leader

"We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character–that is the goal of true education." - Martin Luther King, Jr.


Jamie Holley is the principal at KIPP Austin Academy of Arts & Letters. Prior to serving in the role of principal, she was an assistant principal for four years and 5th grade teacher for five years. During her five years of teaching, she served as the grade level chair for two years. She first joined the Arts & Letters team in 2009 as a founding teacher when the school welcomed its first class of students.

Before joining KIPP Austin Academy of Arts & Letters, Ms. Holley lived overseas teaching English to college students in Asia. Jamie received her B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M University. Jamie enjoys spending time with her dog Lizzie, watching A&M football, reading great books, and connecting with family and friends. She is a proud native Austinite and enjoys exploring her hometown.

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