KIPP CONNECT Houston Primary is committed to providing educational excellence, character, responsibility, and balanced growth to ensure that our students will discover and develop their talents and fulfill their best potential to succeed in college and the world beyond. Our primary objective is to create a beautiful environment where our children are invited, motivated, and supported to explore education while falling in love with learning and life.
KIPP CONNECT Primary believes in a balanced approach to tapping into our KIPPster’s fullest potential. We push our KIPPsters to meet and exceed all academic and personal goals. Through rigorous curricula like KIPP Wheatley, Eureka Math, Open Court, FOSS, Orff Music Education, and Mindfulness in Yoga class, we are exposing our scholars to high-quality instruction daily.
We currently offer Choir, Soccer, Basketball, Dance, Yoga and Orff Ensemble. We hope to add martial arts and a STEP team in the future.
Meet Your School Leader
Adam Kutac graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2007 with Child Psychology, Creative Writing, and Philosophy degrees. He graduated in 2010 with his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas as well. Before joining the KIPP team and family, Mr. Kutac served as a 3rd-grade and 4th-grade self-contained teacher in a neighboring school district. During his service in the classroom for KIPP SHARP College Prep, he taught all subjects and various grade levels. He was also a part of the school’s Leadership Team. During his last year in the classroom, Mr. Kutac was nominated for and won the Kinder Teacher of Excellence Award for his outstanding service and commitment to excellence. He then became a Dean of instruction at KIPP SHARP in 2013. For the 2014 -2015 school year, Mr. Kutac founded KIPP CONNECT Primary School as an Assistant Principal, and in July 2015, Mr. Kutac became the School Principal. This year will be Mr. Kutac’s 11th year at KIPP and his 13th year in education. As he continues empowering others to climb the mountain to and through college, he is excited about the future of his little CONNECTed Scholars.