794 Dixwell Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Opened: August 2004
Grades: Seven to eight
Number of Students in 2017-18: 127
Hours: 7:10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Mon – Thurs; 7:10 – 1:00 p.m. Friday
Robert Hawke is the principal of Elm City College Prep Middle. Previously, he served as an academic dean and principal-in-residence at Elm City College Prep Middle. Mr. Hawke began his career teaching Spanish for two years at Episcopal High School in Houston, then returned to his hometown of Fresno, Calif. to become a founding math teacher – and ultimately assistant principal – at KIPP Academy Fresno. Mr. Hawke later became the founding principal of KIPP Impact Middle School, the first KIPP school in Florida. He is a graduate of Rice University, where he majored in linguistics, Spanish and mathematics.
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