KIPP Esperanza High School opened in 2020 with a class of 9th graders. We are now accepting 9th & 10th graders for the 2021-22 school year!
KIPP has a long and proven track record of successful high schools in the Bay Area, with established elementary and middle schools in East Palo Alto (KIPP Valiant) and Redwood City (KIPP Excelencia.) KIPP Esperanza is the next step in helping students continue their journey from kindergarten through life. KIPP Esperanza
KIPP has a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Read more about our commitment here.
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Applications are now OPEN for the 2021-22 school year for grades 9 & 10!
We are still accepting applications for 9th graders for the 2020-21 school year.
At KIPP Esperanza we ensure that all of our students are given the options and opportunities that they deserve. Our school has been designed to serve the needs of all our students and families. We will offer:
- Rigorous classes coupled with academic supports such as tutoring from highly trained and effective teachers.
- Socio-emotional learning and mental health counseling so that students continue building healthy social skills and relationships.
- College counseling for both families and students throughout high school and once in college to ensure that students not only enroll in college but to also graduate.
KIPP Esperanza students will have the skills and confidence needed to tackle whatever they choose to pursue after high school – in college or career.
The KIPP Difference
We know that great education transforms lives.
KIPP Bay Area alumni are over three times as likely to graduate from college as their peers
98% of students at KIPP Bay Area graduate high school.
Sister school KIPP San Jose Collegiate was ranked the #1 Bay Area public high school in 2019!
100% of our high school graduates have completed their A-G requirements (making them UC and CSU eligible.)