Accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year!

Still accepting applications for the current school year


Who We Are
KIPP Bayview Elementary(TK-4) 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.

KIPP 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

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.

Enrollment Information

Applications for the 2023-24 school year are open for Grades TK-4. You can submit your online application here or visit the school to submit an application.

Only applications that are received by the Open Enrollment deadline will be considered in the Lottery. Applications received after the Open Enrollment deadline will be considered on a first-come-first-served basis. Lottery decisions will be sent to families via text and email.

Open Enrollment deadline: March 9, 2023

To submit an application or inquire about your status, please log in to your SchoolMint account at

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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 Forward

The KIPP Forward team supports current students and alumni with their educational and career goals that fulfill their sense of purpose.