Who we are
KIPP Bridge Academy is a public charter school located in West Oakland. Our campus houses an elementary school(TK-4) and a middle school(5-8).
The mission of KIPP Bridge Academy is to develop in our elementary and middle school students the academic knowledge, skills, and character traits necessary for students to achieve success in the finest high schools and colleges, and to lead choice filled lives.
The vision of KIPP Bridge Academy is to provide all students with an outstanding education that emphasizes critical thinking, reading, and writing. This education, along with the promotion of excellent citizenship and the appreciation of diversity, will develop college-bound community leaders.
Applications for the 2020-21 academic year are now OPEN. Apply here and select KIPP Bridge to apply to the middle school or elementary school.
KIPP Bridge Academy will be accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year starting November 4, 2019!
Open Enrollment Deadline is Friday, February 7, 2020.
Lottery will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.
Please call the KIPP Bridge Academy office for more details at 510-874-7255. Want to learn more about our school before you apply? Need more information about our enrollment process?
Number of Students
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.
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.