KIPP San Antonio is part of the national KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program ) network. Since its founding in 1999, KIPP national has grown to 125 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia serving more than 41,000 students with a college matriculation rate of 89 percent. As the most studied charter network in the world, KIPP has proven in robust and numerous studies that “no excuses” schools reliably boost the academic results of the most underserved students enough to close and flip the achievement gap.

KIPP San Antonio will be opening a second dual-language elementary school and a new campus on W. Commerce this fall.  For the 2014-15 school year, they are accepting applications for Kindergarten-2nd grade and 5th-12th grade.  Open registration has closed, but they are still taking applications for the 2014-15 school year on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications received will be placed on the wait list behind processed open enrollment applications.  To apply, visit

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KIPP students spend almost 50% more time in school than they would in a traditional public school, follow a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, and participate in a nationally recognized character development program, which emphasizes grit, curiosity, and optimism, to foster long-term success in college and life. By 8th grade, students are testing in the top three schools in the entire city on reading—year after year—showing remarkable annual gains. KIPP 8th graders have also achieved top math rankings nationally.

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