KIPP Texas - Dallas/Fort Worth

KIPP Destiny Middle

Grades Served
Grades Served 2023-24 SY 5-8
Founded 2015
Teachers 24
Students 383

Hello! Welcome to the KIPP Destiny Middle School page. We are honored that you have taken the time to stop by to learn more about the growth and achievement of our KIPPsters. Here at KDM, we pride ourselves in preparing our KIPPsters with the knowledge, skills and character they will need to successfully complete high school and get ready for college. Because we know that a college education leads to increased opportunities for the future leaders of our community, we work tirelessly to raise awareness about its importance. We hope that you find our page informative and look forward to your support in our mighty endeavor.

Quamisha McElrath

School Leader

Quamisha McElrath is the School Leader at KIPP Destiny Middle School (KDM). Inspired by her semester-long internship at Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa, Quamisha McElrath began her career in education at Hyde Leadership Charter School in the South Bronx as an 8th-grade Algebra I teacher.

In 2017, she joined Uncommon Schools as the Algebra I network-wide Lead Lesson Planner & IA Developer and Founding Algebra I teacher. During her time at Uncommon Schools, Quamisha also served as a Summer Academy Director, Grade Level Lead, Math Instructional Coach and Department Chair, and the Founding Head of Lower School. Quamisha holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies pre-Med from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, and received her Master of Arts in Teaching from Relay Graduate School of Education.

KIPP Destiny Middle Feeder Pattern

Feeder patterns are subject to zoning.