There has been recent buzz about Kanye West‘s Donda Academy. Summer has officially come to an end and schools are back in session. Here are all parents need to know about Ye’s private school.
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Kanye West and his estranged wife Kim Kardashian have not been able to see eye-to-eye on where their children should school.
Ye is adamant his children should attend Donda Academy, leaving fans to wonder:
Q: What is Donda Academy?
A: Donda Academy is a Christian private school in Simi Valley, California.
The educational institution was founded in 2022 by Kanye West and named after his late mother, Professor Donda West. They accept applications from students in pre-kindergarten through Grade 12.
Q: How much is tuition and who can attend?
A: The private school is tuition-based, and every student is welcome to apply regardless of financial situation.
The tuition fee is currently put at $15,000. However, financial aid and scholarships are available for qualifying students.
Q: What is the curriculum at Donda Academy?
A: Donda students will learn fundamentals, grow in their faith, and attend two enrichment classes that include World Language, Visual Arts, Film, Choir, and Parkour.
Students will also attend core language arts, mathematics, and science classes.
Q: Is there a dress code?
A: Students wear all-black Yeezy uniforms supplied by the school.
The uniform consists of a black shirt with a soaring white dove on the back, black pants, and black Yeezy Foam Runners.
Q: What extracurricular activities does Donda Academy provide?
A: Students can enjoy activities such as choir, arts, and sports for the next generation of athletes with an innovative approach to faith and teamwork.
At this time, the faith-based school is not accredited. This means graduating seniors may not have their credits or diplomas recognized by specific colleges.
In addition, according to reports, parents must sign a non-disclosure agreement as an “informal agreement” before their child can attend.
Rick Ross Partners With Foot Locker To Host “Back to School” Event
Florida rapper Rick Ross is another artist looking out for students regarding their education.
On August 15, he hosted a back-to-school event with Foot Locker.
This event provided kids with haircuts and hairstyles. Ross also supplied new shoes for students in the Miami area.