School Profile: KIPP San Jose Collegiate

September 30, 2015

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Located in a cluster of portables in East San Jose, KIPP San Jose Collegiate, where 70 percent of students come from low-income families, ranks 13th in California and 79st in the nation in U.S. News' 2015 list of high schools that prepare all students - including the disadvantaged - for college success. Getting students from underserved communities to and through college is KIPP Collegiate's mission, one which it shares with the national network of 162 KIPP charter schools (10 in the Bay Area). Read more at Innovate Public Schools.


KIPP San Jose Collegiate provides a rigorous, academic program to prepare students to enter and succeed in the nation's finest four-year colleges and universities and the competitive world beyond. By building poised, confident, and articulate leaders, our graduates will use their education and life experiences to make positive change in their own lives, within the East San Jose community, and among our global society.