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.
The mission of KIPP Bridge Academy 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 Academy 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 Academy is proving that the achievement gap can be closed for traditionally underserved students. KIPP Bridge Academy is a California Distinguished Charter School and is in the top ten percent of all public schools in the state.
Enrollment and Demographics
583 students, grades TK–8
68% African American
10% English Language Learners (2015-16 KIPP Data)
5% Students with Special Needs
70% qualify for federal free and reduced-price meals
Starting November 1st, applications are open for the 2017-2018 school year! We are now accepting online applications for grades TK-8 through the Enroll Oakland SchoolMint website. Apply online or visit KIPP Bridge Academy to submit an application (paper applications available after November 15th).
Want to learn more about our school before you apply? Here’s how:
1) Visit our school.
We welcome all prospective students and their families to come tour our school. Please stay tuned for upcoming tour dates or please call (510) 414-7644 to schedule a school tour.
2) Give us a call. We’d love to tell you more about our school.
Phone: (510) 414-7644
Review their Local Educational Agency Plan (LEA) here.
1700 Market Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 874-7255
Fax: (510) 874-6796
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