Mission

KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy is dedicated to providing its students with the knowledge, skills, and character traits needed to succeed in top-quality high schools, colleges, and in the competitive world beyond.

History

KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy is a public charter middle school that is open to all students and is focused on preparing its students for success in college. The schools opened its doors in July 2003 in the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco.

Honors

Innovate Schools – Top Bay Area Public School for Underserved Students

Values

Teamwork | Integrity | Gratitude l Achievement

School Profile

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I’ve grown a lot over the last four years. At KIPP, I learned how to use my voice. I have a growth mindset now. Instead of saying I can’t do it, I ask questions and work through it. With each year, I’m closer to climbing the mountain to college. After high school, I plan to go to med school to become a surgeon.

Imani Pierson, Student, KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy

Enrollment Information

Applications for the 2020-21 school year is now open! You can still submit your online application for this academic year, 2019-20, here or visit the school to submit an application.

Open Enrollment Deadline is Friday, January 24, 2020.
Lottery will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020. 

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 House – Thursday, Sept. 26th 5:30-6:30pm

Come visit the school for a brief presentation, tour of the building, and the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.  We can also help with submitting applications for next school year.  RSVP by clicking HERE.

Student Community

369

Number of Students

5–8

Grades Served


95%
Students of Color

81%

Eligible for free or reduced-price lunch

14%

Receive special education services

33%

English language learners
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.