Gena Grubbs told the local Kiwanis Club Wednesday that KIPP has 183 schools nationwide and over 1,400 students in Arkansas attend one of three campuses located in Helena, Blytheville, and now Forrest City. The Helena campus serves K3-12; Blytheville serves grades 4-10; and the recent addition of a Forrest City Campus serves 5th graders. KIPP Delta in Helena also recently purchased Beechcrest Elementary School located in West Helena. The plan is to relocate the elementary school from Cherry Street to Beechcrest.

Gena Grubbs told the local Kiwanis Club Wednesday that KIPP has 183 schools nationwide and over 1,400 students in Arkansas attend one of three campuses located in Helena, Blytheville, and now Forrest City. The Helena campus serves K3-12; Blytheville serves grades 4-10; and the recent addition of a Forrest City Campus serves 5th graders. KIPP Delta in Helena also recently purchased Beechcrest Elementary School located in West Helena. The plan is to relocate the elementary school from Cherry Street to Beechcrest.