At A Glance
Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
Year Founded: 1994
To create a respected, influential, and national network of public schools that are successful in helping students from educationally underserved communities develop the knowledge, skills, character and habits needed to succeed in college and the competitive world beyond.
KIPP focuses on a rigorous academic curriculum combined with character development; providing academic and social supports to get to and through college; training visionary leaders; recruiting, retaining, and empowering high-quality teachers; and using and sharing data to improve our practices.