Kanye West Now fans can get a peek inside the mysterious rapper Donda Academy in exclusive photos obtained by The US Sun.
In addition to the $15,000 annual tuition fee, student families are reportedly required to sign a non-disclosure agreement, and students wear Yeezy-designed uniforms.
The secretive school, which reportedly requires parents to sign non-disclosure agreements and pay thousands of dollars a year, is quietly located on Tierra Rejada Road.
Named after Kanye’s beloved mom, Donda, the California Academy aims to create “the next generation of leaders,” according to the mission statement.
Earlier this month, Kanye took to Instagram to tease photos of students wearing his uniform, which consisted of designs by Yeezy and the rapper’s Gap.
He also complained on social media that his four children Kim Kardashian did not attend his new academy, suggesting: “[two] days at one school, three days at another.”
According to the two sources cited rolling stone – but the school counselor called it “an informal agreement.”
A third source reportedly told the magazine they were ordered not to discuss the school.
Donda Academy consultant Tamar Andrews, who has 20 years of experience in early childhood education programs, told Rolling Stone: “We don’t care if people know about the school.”
Andrews said: “People who want to come to the school are looking for a good Christian school in the area and they know we are there.
“There is also a certain notoriety associated with Donda. So I don’t know what we should advertise, which is a blessing and a curse.”
It is listed on the CDE website as a private elementary school operating in the Simi Valley Unified School District and serving children aged five to 18.
Donda caters to students ages 5 to 18, allowing 12 children per class, but is not yet accredited, Rolling Stone reports.
The publication also reported that Donda Academy is looking for teachers at the end of the school year.
People who want to go to school are looking for a good Christian school in the area.
The schedule of students in a private Christian institution will include:[Full] school worship; main classes of literature, mathematics and natural sciences; lunch and break; advanced training courses, including world language, visual arts, cinema, [and] Choir.”
It is reported that as part of physical education, students will also be taught parkour, a free movement technique that includes running, climbing and jumping over an obstacle course.
The school’s mission statement states that its goal is to create “the next generation of leaders, thinkers and innovators”.
He hopes to provide children with “a world-class education that includes a rigorous core curriculum and an emphasis on resilience, creativity, critical thinking and problem solving.”
According to the statement, he aims to do so by “using an ethic of honesty and caring.”
Donda’s School Rule #58 website states: “Writing should be seen as an activity that requires critical thinking, an aspect that is fundamental to any good writing.”
However, the CDE lists “Information Not Available” in the “Type of Educational Program” section.
Although tuition is $15,000 per year, many students enrolled in the school reportedly receive financial assistance in the form of scholarships from the school. daily mail.
Donda’s website states that “anyone is welcome to apply regardless of financial status”.
EXTRA CLASSIC ACTIVITIES
After Kanye’s popular Sunday service went viral, the school’s coveted choir program has become one of the top incentives for kids to attend.
Students will also reportedly take food science classes as part of their curriculum.
A source told the publication that the school’s culinary department was focused on “high concept coffee, tea and fruit drinks for children, parents and teachers.”
The school even has its own Donda Doves basketball team.
Malik Yousef, Kanye’s associate and producer, said that the students of the school are the children of his high-ranking colleagues.
“I want to emphasize that there was never a time when Kanye West didn’t want to do this,” Yousef told Rolling Stone, adding that he thinks people don’t understand “the seriousness of this.”
He said that Kanye always wanted to create such a school in honor of his late mother.
“Look what we are doing with the choir and fashion at school – I don’t think there is a venture capitalist or anyone who has such a clear vision of what education might look like for you,” Yousef added.
According to the magazine, Kanye plans to open schools across the country.