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
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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
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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
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
We’re grateful to our community of supporters for believing in and investing in our mission. Check out our 2019 Annual Report to learn more about our students, teachers, and schools, including our results, growth, and future plans. Click here to read the full 2019 Annual ReportRead More
"At KIPP, we will continue to uphold our foundational values of love, respect, and engagement in the community around us as we strive to provide your child with an excellent education."
- Beth Thompson, KIPP Bay Area Public Schools CEO
June 2019 - Family Preparedness Resources - In light …Read More
Six KIPP schools named "Top Bay Area Public Schools"
We're happy to announce that, based on student results from the state assessment, six KIPP schools are highlighted in the recently released report 2019 Top Bay Area Public Schools for Underserved Students.
Congratulations to students and staff at KIPP Excelencia, KIPP …Read More
We're grateful to our community of supporters for believing in and investing in our mission. Check out our 2018 Annual Report to learn more about our students, teachers, and schools, including our results, growth, and future plans. Click here to read the full 2018 Annual Report.
The 74 - March 26, 2019
A fresh look at the college success records at the major charter networks serving low-income students shows alumni earning bachelor’s degrees at rates up to four times as high as the 11 percent rate expected for that student population.
The baseline comparison number …Read More
SF Chronicle - February 28, 2019
The Bay Area laid claim to 32 of the 162 middle and high schools honored as Distinguished Schools by the state Department of Education for 2019.
The East Bay was particularly well-represented — 20 of the 32 schools are in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. …Read More