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Acting School Leaders

Salomé Portugal, Upper School – View Bio

Philonda Johnson, Lower School – View Bio


Founded in 2002, KIPP Bridge Academy is a K-8 public charter school located in West Oakland that is free and open to all students. With an extended school schedule, high expectations, and a focus on results, KIPP Bridge Academy students are proving the possible. KIPP Bridge Academy is a California Distinguished Charter School and is in the top ten percent of all public schools in the state.


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.

Enrollment and Demographics

565 students, grades TK–8 

57% African American
22% Latino
4% Asian
17% Other

20% English Language Learners (2015-16 KIPP Data)
9% Students with Special Needs
74% qualify for federal free and reduced-price meals

Apply Today

We are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year! You can still submit applications! These will be placed directly on our waitlist and we will offer seats as they become available, which may be immediately for certain grades. Please log in to Enroll Oakland Charter to submit a round 2 application or to check on the status of your application after March 6th!


Give us a call. We’d love to tell you more about our school.

Upper School
Lauren Garner

Phone: 510-914-4755

To review the 2017-2018 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), click here.

To review the 2018-19 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), click here.

To review KIPP Bridge Academy’s School Accountability Report Card (SARC), click here.

To review their Local Educational Agency Plan (LEA), click here.

Learn more about Title IX, click here.



1700 Market Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 874-7255
Fax: (510) 874-6796