Applications for the 2022-23 academic year are now open!
KIPP San José Collegiate provides a rigorous academic program to prepare students to enter and succeed in the nation’s finest four-year colleges and universities and the competitive world beyond. Our graduates will use their education and life experiences to make positive change in their own lives, within the East San José community, and among our global society.
KIPP has a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Read more about our commitment to the work here.
KIPP San José Collegiate is a public charter high school located in East San José that is free, open to all students, and committed to preparing students for college and choice-filled lives. KIPP San José Collegiate opened its doors in 2008 and graduated its first class of seniors in 2012. Over 90% of KIPP San José Collegiate students matriculate to college.
2021 California Distinguished School Award
#4 Best High School in California – 2018 US News and World Report
2017-2018 California Honor Roll
Leadership | Responsibility | Resilience | Excellence
Applications for the 2022-23 academic year are open. 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 decision will be sent to families via text and email.
Questions? Contact the school Operations Manager, Patty Santiago via phone 408. 937.3752, fax 408.937.3755 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
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.