Mission

The mission of KIPP King Collegiate is to prepare students to live inspired and ethical lives by developing within them extraordinary academic skills, a life-long passion for learning, and the resolve to change their own lives and the world around them through acts of excellence, justice, humanity, and courage.

History

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.

Values

Humanity | Wisdom | Courage | Justice

School Profile

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.

Brianti Williams, KIPP King Alum & Current KIPP Teacher

Enrollment Information

To submit and application or inquire about your status on the waitlist, please login to your SchoolMint account at kippbayarea.schoolmint.net

Questions? Contact the School Operations Manager
Email: om@kippking.org

Student Community

642

Number of Students

9–12

Grades Served


91%
Students of Color

62%

Eligible for free or reduced-price lunch

9%

Receive special education services

5%

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.