Applications received after April 10 at noon will go into our waitlist. Applicants will be contacted if space or opportunities open up!


Applications received after April 10 at noon will go into our waitlist.


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 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 open to the public and will be conducted via Zoom on April 15th at 12:00pm. See below for the information for attending the lottery. All applicants will be notified on Thursday, April 16th by 8:00am of their offer or waitlist status via email and/or text from SchoolMint. Applicants may also log in to their SchoolMint account to check on their status at any time.

Attend the lottery virtually on April 15, noon EST

Webinar ID: 206 143 778

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +19292056099,,206143778# or +13126266799,,206143778#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 929 205 6099
or +1 312 626 6799
or +1 346 248 7799
or +1 669 900 6833
or +1 253 215 8782
or +1 301 715 8592
or 877 853 5247 (Toll Free)
or 888 788 0099 (Toll Free)
International numbers available

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