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Accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year!


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

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

Enrollment Information

Applications for the 2023-24 school year are open for Grades 5-8. You can submit your online application here or visit the school to submit an application.

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 decisions will be sent to families via text and email.

Open Enrollment deadline: January 31, 2023

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

For questions, contact our office: by phone (510) 258-0106 or (510)506-1713 for Spanish (510)-318-0409, 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 Forward

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