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