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242 Schools Across The Country

KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program, is a non-profit network of 242 college-preparatory, public charter schools educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students.

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Our Approach

All children will learn and achieve at high levels if given the opportunity. Our goal is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character strengths they need to succeed throughout their education and in the competitive world beyond.

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  • More than
    100,000

    Students currently enrolled in KIPP schools

    More than
    100,000

    Students currently enrolled in KIPP schools

  • More than
    12,000

    KIPP alumni currently attending college

    More than
    12,000

    KIPP alumni currently attending college

  • 3X

    KIPP alumni graduate college at 3X the rate of their peers

    3X

    KIPP alumni graduate college at 3X the rate of their peers

News & Press Center

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  • KIPP Newark alum Generra Rodriguez with her son
    The 74
  • The New York Times
  • KIPP NJ School Leader Sean Larry Stevens
    Good Morning America
  • KIPP DC Pre-K/Kindergarten teacher Azel Prather
    The Ellen Show
  • The Washington Post
  • Amazon leaders and associates from the Baltimore area take the new robotics team from KIPP Ujima Village Academy on special tour of the robotics facility
    The Baltimore Times
  • The Washington Post
  • Pete Buttigieg smiling with supporters
    Education Post
  • Image of Lycoming College
    Diverse Education
  • Freshman CSU students Anahi Gandara, left, Cynthia Diaz, center right, and Bianca Balderra, right, talk with Irma Venegas, center left, over snacks during a pre-finals party at Colorado State University in Fort Collins on Dec. 9, 2019. Venegas is the Director of KIPP Through College and Career program, an organization tasked with helping students who graduated from the KIPP Colorado Schools charter network with succeeding in college.
    Denver Post
  • Azel Prather Jr. treated 40 kindergarten students to a day of self-care, replete with haircuts and manicures. (Photos: @Hail_Zel / Twitter)
    Atlanta Black Star
  • Suguey Carmona working on a laptop in class.
    NBC News
  • KIPP students reading
    The Hill
  • KIPP Atlanta Marching Band at the Democratic Debate in Nov 2019
    The New York Times
  • Forbes
  • Nashville Tennessean
  • Education Week
  • Chalkbeat
  • The Washington Post
  • NJ Star Ledger
  • LA School Report
  • The Washington Post
  • The 74
  • The Hill
  • WNYC
  • Daily News
  • Chalkbeat

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  • One of the first things they told us was that we all had the potential to go to college. I knew they meant it. Lexi Johnson-Lee, Alumna, KIPP Minnesota Public Schools

    One of the first things they told us was that we all had the potential to go to college. I knew they meant it.

    Lexi Johnson-Lee, Alumna, KIPP Minnesota Public Schools
  • I love watching our kids grow into young adults who will have a positive impact in their families, their communities, and their world. Mike Lucas, Principal, KIPP Baltimore

    I love watching our kids grow into young adults who will have a positive impact in their families, their communities, and their world.

    Mike Lucas, Principal, KIPP Baltimore
  • My students are the definition of resilience. Their hunger for a quality education motivates me daily to be a better teacher. Robert Manuel, AP World History Teacher, KIPP New Orleans

    My students are the definition of resilience. Their hunger for a quality education motivates me daily to be a better teacher.

    Robert Manuel, AP World History Teacher, KIPP New Orleans

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