Nimet Eren

Principal, Kensington Health Sciences Academy
School District of Philadelphia
2022 Neubauer Fellow
Grade Level
9th - 12th
Student Enrollment
School/Org Neighborhood
North Philadelphia
M.S. Ed., University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Harvard University
EDD-M.S. Ed., University of Pennsylvania
"I hope to learn leadership and management skills as a Neubauer Fellow this summer to better serve my incredible students at KHSA because they deserve to learn in the best school possible."

Nimet has served as the principal of Kensington Health Sciences Academy since 2017. Under her leadership, Kensington Health Sciences Academy improved the number of students “on-track” by 34.1%. Improved the number of students attending 95% days or more by 39.3%. Kensington Health Sciences Academy has been recognized for School Progress Report growth.

Nimet has been an educator since 2007. Prior to becoming a principal, Nimet served as a teacher and assistant principal. Nimet received the Lindback Principal Award in 2019. Nimet has received the City Year Moccasin Award. She has also received the Olney Charter High School Teacher of the Year in 2014. In 2020, Nimet received the University of Pennsylvania William E. Arnold Award for Outstanding Contributions by a Student. Nimet grew up in Avon Lake, OH.