KIPP Bayview Elementary is fully in-person! Visit our COVID Prevention page for more information. 

Accepting applications for the 2022-23 academic!

Who We Are
KIPP Bayview Elementary(TK-3) is a public charter elementary school located in the Bayview in San Francisco. 

Mission & Vision
We are committed to developing poised and confident leaders who will use their education and life experiences to create positive change in their own lives, within their communities, and in our global society.

KPP has a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Read more about our commitment to the work here.

KIPP Bayview Elementary was founded in 2018 through the hard work of parent leaders and community members advocating for better educational options for their children. By fourth grade, our students will be prepared to thrive at one of our two KIPP middle schools in San Francisco. Learn more about the KIPP Northern California Board of Directors.


Excellence | Identity | Community | Purpose | Love

School Profile

Nyara Tomlinson, KIPP King alum
Leslie Harris, Parent, KIPP Bayview Elementary
KIPP lets our kids know from the beginning - from kindergarten - that college is possible, and that they can make it.

Student Community


Number of Students


Grades Served

Students of Color


Eligible for free or reduced-price lunch


Receive special education services


English language learners
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.

High Expectations

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.