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

School Profile Results

School Leader

Lolita E. Jackson


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


To indicate interest in enrolling your child in the fifth grade for 2014-2015, click here. For 6th and 7th grades, print a student application and submit to the address on the form.

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

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