KIPP King ranks in the top two percent of all public high schools in the country for its success in preparing students for college, according to The Washington Post’s 2012 High School Challenge Index.

KIPP King Collegiate

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The mission of KIPP King Collegiate is to prepare students to live inspired and ethical lives by developing within them extraordinary academic skills, a life-long passion for learning, and the resolve to change their own lives and the world around them through acts of excellence, justice, humanity, and courage.


Named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., KIPP King Collegiate High School opened in the fall of 2007 as the first KIPP high school west of the Rockies. Our aim is to establish the gold standard for providing a superior, college preparatory, public high school education in a low-income community. Although the majority of our students will be the first in their families to go to college, 80 percent of our students are accepted to four-year colleges, and 20 percent are accepted to two-year community colleges. Upon graduating from KIPP King, all students will have the wisdom, habits of mind, and commitment of heart to be change agents in the communities they serve.


Humanity | Wisdom | Courage | Justice

School Leader

Kate Belden

Enrollment and Demographics

475 students, grades 9–12

  • 41% Latino
  • 32% Asian
  • 20% African American
  • 7% Other
  • 19% English Language Learners
  • 5% Students with Special Needs
  • 73% qualify for federal free and reduced-price meals


2005 Via Barrett
San Lorenzo, CA 94580
Phone:(510) 317–2330
Fax: (510) 317–2333


Contact Ellie Herrera
(510) 317-2330


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