KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy is the top-performing middle school in the district and ranks in the top nine percent of all public schools in the state.

KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy

Download the 2013-14 KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy School Profile


KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy is dedicated to providing its students with the knowledge, skills, and character traits needed to succeed in top-quality high schools, colleges, and in the competitive world beyond.


KIPP San Francisco Bay Academy is a tuition-free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory charter middle school that prepares its students for success in college. KIPP SF Bay Academy opened its doors in July 2003 in the Western Addition neighborhood of San Francisco. The school has received several awards, including the prestigious California Distinguished School Award, given to one percent of schools in the state. KIPP SF Bay is the highest-performing middle school in the San Francisco Unified School District, and is in the top nine percent of all public schools in California.

Values: A.T.T.A.I.N.

Achievement | Teamwork | Tenacity | Appreciation | Integrity | Never stop learning

School Leader

Kyle Shaffer

Enrollment and Demographics

350 students, grades 5–8

  • 57% Latino or Hispanic
  • 27% African American
  • 11% Asian
  • 5% Other
  • 27% English Language Learners
  • 17% Students with special needs
  • 76% qualify for federal free and reduced-price meals


1430 Scott Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115-3510
Phone: (415) 440-4306
Fax: (415) 440-4308


Contact Leticia Dorado
Phone: (415) 440-4306

2014-2015 Interest Form (In English): Click Here
2014-2015 Forma de Interés (En Español): Haz Clic Aquí


Testing/Date Changes

This year the state is piloting the Smarter Balanced Assessments, which are aligned to Common Core. The only CST this year is 5th and 8th grade science.  Because of that the following changes have been made to the calendar:

May 5th and May 6th—normal dismissal times of 4:15 p.m.

March 27th—-2:35 p.m. dismissal for staff PD/data     analysis

Enrollment for 2014-15 is now open!Download an interest form in English or Spanish.
Upcoming Important Dates
January 7 – Students return from Winter Break
January 31 – No School – Lunar New Year