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School Leader

Ellen Bray



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.

Enrollment and Demographics

366 students, grades 5–8

68% Latino
16% African American
7% Asian
9% Other

35% English Language Learners
10% Students with special needs
80% qualify for federal free and reduced-price meals

To participate in KIPP SF Bay’s Local Control Accountability Plan, click here.



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


We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year!

For questions or to schedule a tour please contact us at (415) 440-4306 and speak with one of our staff. Please note that tours are available on select days/times.

Ready to apply? You can apply online or visit us at 1430 Scott Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115 and apply in person.

To participate in KIPP SF Bay Academy’s Local Control Accountability Plan, click here for a survey. Review KIPP SF Bay Academy’s 2016-2017 LCAP here.

Review their Local Educational Agency Plan (LEA) here.