KIPP King campus will be closed for the remainder of the school year but we are still teaching! Visit our distance learning & online learning tools pages for more information and support. 

School Profile

Applications are now OPEN for the 2021-22 school year! 


The mission of KIPP King Collegiate is to prepare students to live inspired and ethical lives by developing within them extraordinary academic skills, a life-long passion for learning, and the resolve to change their own lives and the world around them through acts of excellence, justice, humanity, and courage.

KIPP has a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Read more about our commitment here.

Named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., KIPP King opened in the fall of 2007. The school is a free public charter school open to all students and focused on preparing young people for college and choice-filled lives. 95 percent of our students matriculate to college. Upon graduating from KIPP King, all students will have the wisdom, habits of mind, and commitment of heart to be change agents in their communities.


#22 Best High School in California – 2018 US News and World Report
2017-18 California Honor Roll
2019 California Distinguished School
2018 & 2019 Top Bay Area Public Schools for Underserved Students


Humanity | Wisdom | Courage | Justice

I had some amazing educators at KIPP King. KIPP says to and through college. My KIPP college counselor knew all of my goals, all of my passions. KIPP kept its word.

Brianti Williams, KIPP King Alum & Current KIPP Teacher

Enrollment Information

To submit an application or inquire about your status on the waitlist, please login to SchoolMint account at

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What Makes KIPP Different?

With a focus on character and academics, our free public charter schools prepare students for success in college and opportunity in life.

High Expectations

Clearly defined and measurable high expectations for academic achievement and conduct that creates and reinforces a culture of achievement and support. We know that every student is different and we personalize learning based on a student’s needs, skills, and interests.

Strength of Character

We believe that our students need both a strong academic foundation and well-developed character strengths to succeed in college and the world beyond.

Highly Skilled Teachers & Leaders

We empower educators to lead school teams and invest in training to help them grow as professionals.

Safe & Structured Environments

Our schools provide a safe, structured, and nurturing environment so that our students thrive and maximize their learning.

KIPP Through College

Counselors support students as they prepare for college and career, and navigate social, academic, and financial challenges while in college.