Values : Achievement | Commitment | Honesty | Respect | Responsibility | Teamwork

School Profile Results Enrollment Info

School Leader

Lolita Jackson – View Bio


The vision of KIPP Bridge Charter School 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.


The mission of KIPP Bridge Charter School is to develop the academic knowledge, skills, and character traits necessary for students to achieve success in the finest high schools and colleges, and the competitive world beyond.


Founded in 2002, KIPP Bridge Charter School is a tuition-free, college-preparatory, public charter middle school located in West Oakland. With an extended school schedule, high expectations, and a relentless focus on results, KIPP Bridge is proving that the achievement gap can be closed for traditionally underserved students. KIPP Bridge is a California Distinguished Charter School and is in the top ten percent of all public schools in the state.

Enrollment and Demographics

339 students, grades 5–8

65% African American
25% Latino
4% Asian
6% Other

19% English Language Learners (2013-14 KIPP Data)
6% Students with Special Needs
71% qualify for federal free and reduced-price meals



991 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 874-7255
Fax: (510) 874-6796
Email: kbcs_info@kippbayarea.org


Applications for the 2015-16 school year are now open for Grades 5-8. You can submit your online application here or download the application and return it to the school. More information on open enrollment is listed in this letter.

Contact Sandi Coughlin, Operations Manager
Phone: (510) 874-7255
Email: sandi.coughlin@kippbridge.org

To learn about KIPP Bridge’s LCAP, click here.

Important Dates for Current Students

March 30  – No School, Holiday
April 1 – Principals breakfast
April 39:00 Trimester 2 award ceremony
April 31:00 early release
April 6 – 10  Spring Break
April 24 – No school for students – Staff development
May 1 & 2 – Performing Arts Play – The Lion King (call office for details)
May 43:30 release begins for remainder of school year
May 6th – Principal’s breakfast
May 12 – 15 Trimester 3 exams
May 15 – Spring Carnival
May 21 – End of Trimester 3
May 22 – 26  No school Memorial Day Weekend
June 1 – 5 Minimum days 1:00 release
June 4 – 8th grade promotion
June 5 – Last day of school Trimester 3 awards ceremony