KIPP Summit campus is rolling out in-person learning! Visit our Reopening FAQs page for more information. 

Download KIPP Summit Academy’s COVID-19 School Guidance Checklist.

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

Food Distribution Location: KIPP Summit is a food-pickup location! Tuesdays only from 9am-1pm. Drive through gate, wear a mask, remain in vehicle at all times. Meals for children 18 years and under, and adults with disabilities. A week of meals provided (5 breakfasts and lunches, fruit, and milk).

KIPP has a commitment to diversityequity and inclusion. Read more about our commitment to the work here.

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

KIPP Summit Academy’s open enrollment closes on January 31, 2021.
Lottery date will be held via Zoom on February 24, 2021@ 3 pm.
The lottery Zoom link will be shared via SchoolMint.

KIPP Summit Academy students, families, and staff prepare every child to go to and through college and lead lives full of opportunity. KIPP Summit is a team and a family defined by growth mindsets, self-reflection, and mutual respect. Through teamwork and academic excellence, KIPP Summit students become passionate readers and critical thinkers who realize their highest potential to benefit themselves, their families, and their community.

Top Bay Area Public Schools for Underserved Students
Distinguished California School 2019
2017-18 California Honor Roll
2014 National Blue Ribbon recipient


Responsibility | Integrity | Curiosity | Teamwork

School Profile

I love seeing that KIPP is college preparatory, and I love seeing that there are people of color teaching people of color.

Jessica Allen, KIPP Parent

Enrollment Information

Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are now closed. 

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

For questions, contact our office: by phone for English and Spanish (510)-318-0409 and for English and Mandarin (510)506-1713 , fax 510.258.0097, or email

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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.