KIPP in San Francisco

We support our students every step of the journey.

For over 15 years, KIPP has partnered with families and teachers to educate thousands of students in San Francisco. Our college prep, free, public schools focus on classrooms that are inclusive where all students are known and supported, respected for their unique strengths, and encouraged to be excellent learners and leaders.

Join our KIPP San Francisco community.

Still spaces available for the 2021-22 school year! 


Apply to any of our four KIPP schools in San Francisco.

KIPP Bayview Elementary is committed to developing poised and confident leaders who will create positive change in their lives, communities, and in our global society.

Grades TK – 4

In our two middle schools, KIPP Bayview Academy & KIPP SF Bay Academy, we focus on the whole child—strong academics and strong character. KIPP prepares students to lead choice-filled lives and be active citizens in their community.

Grades 5 – 8

Grades 5 – 8

KIPP SF College Prep prepares students for success in college and as citizens in their communities. We empower them through a curriculum that emphasizes critical thinking, analytical writing, and public speaking.

Grades 9 – 12

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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

My teachers at KIPP SFCP helped me with a lot of support and taught me skills I need to succeed in college and life. 

Alexia Umanzor, KIPP SF College Prep alum

Hear more KIPP stories!

Video: Jessica Allen, Parent, KIPP Public Schools Northern California


KIPP Blog: Bayview Sisters Credit KIPP for Their Success by Sun Reporter, San Francisco