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KIPP Northeast College Preparatory

Grades Served
Grades Served 9-12
Founded 2013
Teachers 35
Students 571

At KIPP Northeast College Preparatory, we strive for Greatness, take Responsibility for our actions, practice academic Excellence, and we show Ambition & Tenacity in the face of adversity. 

Ayesha Fountain, Ed.S

School Leader

“Empower yourselves with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.” ~Michelle Obama

Ayesha Fountain is a proud educator from Fayette, Mississippi. Since becoming an educator, she has been fully committed to preparing ALL students for a life of choice beyond high school. Ms. Fountain has a fundamental belief that every child deserves a high-quality education. She focuses on improving student achievement by fostering positive relationships, cultivating & developing instructional practices, and creating conditions that are right for students to thrive inside and outside the classroom. Ms. Fountain believes that it takes a village to raise a child, and it is our role as a school to form partnerships that will provide countless opportunities for students to develop academically, emotionally, and socially.

Ms. Fountain started her teaching career as a special education teacher in 2012 with the Marshall County School District in Byhalia, MS. After three years of service at Byhalia High School as a teacher, department chair, and coach, she joined KIPP Memphis Collegiate Schools. In 2016, she joined the Green Dot Public Schools to serve as a special education teacher, coach, and teacher leader. While at Green Dot, Ms. Fountain was selected as “Teacher of the Year” for both the middle and high school campus. After three years of service, she relocated to San Antonio, TX, to serve as principal-in-residence with IDEA Public Schools. Ms. Fountain joined the KIPP Texas Team & Family in 2020 as an assistant principal at KIPP Houston High School. She was then promoted to principal-in-residence at KIPP Northeast College Prep. While at KIPP Northeast, Ms. Fountain served as the 12th-grade level administrator, instructional coach for English, and LPAC Coordinator. Ms. Fountain is excited to now serve as the school leader for KIPP Northeast College Preparatory.

Ms. Fountain holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of Southern Mississippi in Exercise Science. She earned her Master of Science Degree from Mississippi University for Women in Health Education. Additionally, she holds her Educational Specialist Degree from Arkansas State University in Educational Leadership.

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