Our application for the 2020-21 school year is live! Get your child on the path to college and career today.


The Path To College Starts Here!


Since 1995, families have trusted KIPP NYC to prepare their children for success in college and happiness in life by combining character education with rigorous academics, all in a joyful environment!

We are a K-12 program with 15 free, open-enrollment public charter schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Harlem, and Washington Heights. 97% of KIPP NYC students graduate from high school and 91% go on to college. Once on campus, they graduate college at higher rates than students across the country.

Learn more about KIPP NYC’s academic results.

Hear from our families and students


It's Easy! Apply Online

Click over to the application form where you’ll create a profile that lets you apply to multiple KIPP schools at once.

Multiple students?

If you’re creating applications for more than one child, please make sure to add all their names to your account profile and complete an application for each child.

Stay Connected

Once you’ve applied, we’ll send you updates regarding open house dates or other opportunities about KIPP NYC schools. And you can always reach out to enroll@kippnyc.org with any questions.


October 21, 2019 – April 10, 2020 at noon

KIPP NYC accepts enrollment applications online or in person at any of our schools. See links below for information on school tours and open house dates.

April 15, 2020

Students are randomly selected through a blind lottery. The lottery is conducted at our mid-town office and is overseen by a certified, independent auditor.

April 16, 2020

All families will begin to receive notifications of their lottery status.

After April 10, 2020

Families can apply to the waitlist and will be contacted if seats become available.

“I trust KIPP wholeheartedly. This is a great place to grow and learn. I’m confident my children will do well in the future!”

Ingrid, KIPP NYC Parent and Teacher

“My kids feel like they are part of a movement… and they are going somewhere!”

Tamika, KIPP NYC Parent

“This school focuses on my daughter’s academics and her character. She’s learned character strengths that will help her academically and help her grow into a successful young woman. I am very happy with the growth she’s made at KIPP.”

Yajara, KIPP NYC Parent