KIPP Bay Area Public Schools

Educating elementary, middle, and high school students throughout the Bay Area.

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All KIPP campuses in the Bay Area will be closed March 16 at least until Friday, May 1.
Visit our Covid-19 Information page for details about remote instruction, meal access & additional updates. 

What is KIPP?

KIPP is a network of public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students.

15 Schools in 6 Cities

6,171 Students

4,085 Alumni

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COVID-19 Update: Shelter in Place

Dear KIPP Community, Our counties have announced updated guidelines and restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Here’s a summary of what you need to know about the shelter-in-place order: Why is this happening? The shelter-in-place restrictions have been put in place to safeguard public health and safety. Coronavirus is …Read More

UPDATE: COVID-19 – School Closures

Spanish | Arabic | Chinese | Vietnamese UPDATE: All KIPP school campuses in Bay Area closed March 16 to at least April 7. Visit our Covid-19 Information page for details about the school closures. March 13, 2020 Dear KIPP Families,  After careful consideration, we have decided to close campuses to students for three …Read More

Coronavirus Guidelines & Updates – 3.2020

COVID-19 UPDATE Spanish | Vietnamese | Arabic | Chinese March 6, 2020 Dear KIPP Families, We are continuing to closely monitor the developments and recommendations related to COVID-19 (also referred to as coronavirus) in California and the Bay Area, as provided by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) …Read More

Hair discrimination bans & how it’s affecting schools.

  States and cities are banning hair discrimination. Here’s how that’s affecting schools. Chalkbeat - January 16, 2020 by Kalyn Belsha  In just the last year, California, New York and New Jersey have passed laws banning discrimination based on hair styles or textures that are commonly associated with a person’s race or nationality. New York City, Cincinnati, and Montgomery …Read More

You really form a bond with the teachers. They not only hep you through your education but also with life outside of academics.

Nyara Tomlinson, KIPP King alum

KIPP was really dedicated to my success, they want me to be my best self at all times and that really helped build my character.

Isiah Davis, KIPP SF College Prep alum

I’m excited to send my elementary student to KIPP. I’m confident she’ll get the skills needed to succeed in college and beyond, and that my children will one day grow up to change the world.

John Hughes, Parent, KIPP Bridge Academy

I came to KIPP SFCP for my sample lesson and interview. By the time I left that day, I had felt so vetted, so accepted and loved for who I was – I had already started connecting with the students and it just felt like home. I immediately stopped looking. KIPP was exactly where I wanted to be.

Damion Clark, Assistant Principal, KIPP SF College Prep

I love seeing that KIPP is college preparatory, and I love seeing that there are people of color teaching people of color.

Jessica Allen, Parent, KIPP Bayview

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