For an overview of our school program, watch this informational video.

Accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year!


The mission of KIPP King Collegiate High School is to foster the academic skills, the critical consciousness and the cultural competence to build a more equitable community.

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.

#1 Bay Area Charter High School – 2022 US News and World Report
#7 SF Metro Area High School – 2022 US News and World Report
#3 Best High School in SF Bay Metro Area – 2020 US News and World Report 
#17 Best High School in California – 2020 US News and World Report
9/10 Great Schools 2020 Rating 
2019 California Distinguished School
2018 & 2019 Top Bay Area Public Schools for Underserved Students
2017-18 California Honor Roll


Humanity | Wisdom | Courage | Justice

Brianti Williams, KIPP King Alum & Current KIPP Teacher
Brianti Williams, KIPP King Alum & Current KIPP Teacher
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.

Enrollment Information

Applications for the 2023-24 school year are now open for 9-12. You can submit your online application here or visit the school to submit an application.

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

Only applications that are received by the Open Enrollment deadline will be considered in the Lottery. Applications received after the Open Enrollment deadline will be considered on a first come first served basis. Lottery decision will be sent to families via text and email.

Open Enrollment deadline: January 31, 2023

For an overview of our school program, watch this informational video.

Questions? Contact the school Operations team 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 Forward

The KIPP Forward team supports current students and alumni with their educational and career goals that fulfill their sense of purpose.