John Hipp

Next year, John will be the founding Principal of KIPP Texas Public Schools – Austin’s twelfth school, the first of which to serve grades 6 – 12. John is currently an Assistant Principal at KIPP Austin Collegiate, where he has coached math, PE, and KIPP Through College teachers for the past four years. Prior to serving as an AP, he spent 7 years teaching math and college readiness electives, as well as serving as grade level chair at both KIPP Austin Collegiate and KIPP Denver Collegiate. During John’s time at KIPP, he has led school-wide efforts to grow and improve academic progress monitoring, data analysis, hiring, AP for All, and operations. John received his B.S. in Corporate Communication with a minor in Business from The University of Texas at Austin and a M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from The University of Houston. John was a member of KSLP’s Teacher Leader in 2012 and Leadership Team in 2015. Outside of school, John enjoys playing competitive tennis, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.