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Submit an application now for the 2023-24 school year, and set your child up for success!

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Thank you for your interest in KIPP NYC schools!

Founded in 1995, KIPP NYC operates 18 schools throughout the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan, and supports alumni through its signature KIPP Forward program as part of the national network of KIPP Public Schools. Home to over 7,300, K-12 students, KIPP NYC offers engaging and challenging academics, world-class co-curriculars and arts, competitive sports, and social emotional support at every level. KIPPNYC commits to supporting all students through high school, college, and beyond!

The application process for our annual lottery is your first step to becoming a KIPPster and is required for all incoming families. The process is simple and takes only 5 minutes to complete!

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How can I submit my application?

The application process for our annual lottery is your first step to becoming a KIPPster and is required for all incoming families.

The process is simple and takes only 5 minutes to complete!

Additionally, we have already held the lottery for the 2022-23 school year, but our application window is still open. You may still apply and you will be added to the waitlist. We will contact families in the order in which we receive their applications.

Applications can be submitted:

If you have questions about the application or need assistance, please call 929-822-4430 or email enroll@kippnyc.org.  If you have technical difficulties, you can also contact SchoolMint Customer Care by emailing support@SchoolMint.net.

To be considered for the 2023-24 lottery, applications must be submitted by April 5th, 2023. Applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on the waitlist, and can be submitted up to October 30th, 2023. We process waitlist applications several times throughout the Spring, Summer, and Fall, depending on when additional seats become available.

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Eligibility

To be eligible for the 2023-24 school year:

  • You must be a resident of New York State
  • To apply for Kindergarten, your child must be 5 years old by December 31st, 2023
  • No action is needed after the successful submission of an application

The Lottery process is completely random and will be livestreamed for the public on April 7th, 2023. Check back here in March for the open Zoom link!

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Lottery Preferences

The lottery is completely random, however, preferences are given to:

  • Siblings of current or newly accepted students
  • Children of KIPPNYC Employees
  • Applicants who live in the CSD (Community School District) of the school to which they are applying
  • Weighted preference is given to ELL students at specific schools. Please reach out to us with questions regarding this preference.

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Notification and Waitlist Process

Regardless of when you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation email from SchoolMint.net when your application has been submitted successfully. If you do not receive an email confirming your submission, please reach out to enroll@kippnyc.org so we can assist you.

Applicants awarded a seat through the lottery process will be notified by the school to which they have been accepted. You must accept your seat via phone or on your SchoolMint profile to confirm your seat. If we are unable to reach you, you may lose your seat and be placed on the waitlist.

After you have accepted your seat, you will be asked to complete the registration process online via your Schoolmint profile. Our Operations teams and Enrollment experts will help you through the process and make sure you have all the information you need to set your new KIPPster up for success on Day 1! We are always available to assist you with any questions or issues you may experience.

If you are not accepted during the lottery, you will be automatically placed on the waiting list for an available seat. Families on the waiting list will be notified of available seats in order, depending on open seats across our schools. If you are placed on the waiting list and would like to know your status at any time, please log into your SchoolMint account at https://kippnyc.SchoolMint.net/.

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Contact KIPP NYC Public Schools to learn more! Interested in learning more about our tuition-free, joyful, and academically excellent public schools in your neighborhood? Please fill out the form below and a member of our Enrollment team will be happy to help.

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Take advantage of every opportunity. KIPP has amazing programs that are aimed to help students succeed. One of the reasons why I’m here today is because of all of these opportunities and I’m so grateful for that.

Stacey
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KIPP has a great College and Career team. They get to know you. You get to have that connection with them. They are offering you things that you are interested in and building that interaction.

Carla
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KIPP teaches values to my children. It is not just their school but their home. They are able to be themselves here. It was a no-brainer for me to choose KIPP for my family.

Ana
KIPP NYC Parent

I chose KIPP because of their devotion to help students succeed and achieve the impossible. My kids have improved academically and socially to a level I never imagined. I truly love KIPP – one of the best choices I’ve made.

Airin
KIPP NYC Parent

What makes me happy is that she’s being nurtured here – the same way that my family would nurture her. KIPP knows what works and they are continuously evolving. Choose KIPP – you won’t regret it!

Cindy
KIPP NYC Parent

I’m building a school where everyone comes together in the service of young people. Our school will uplift students to become the pillars and leaders of their community—continuing the work with, and for, future generations.

Dominique
KIPP NYC Principal

I chose KIPP for their dedication to educating my daughter. I am a firm believer in leading by example, and the faculty and staff at KIPP continue to provide that to her, and she counts down the days to returning to school from vacation!

Ivi
KIPP NYC Parent

What I love about teaching at KIPP is working with a staff where everyone is on the same page. Everyone has the same mentality and work ethic and motivation and the same vision — work hard for our kids!

Gloria
KIPP NYC Teacher

My advisors gave me the opportunity to identify my goals. I learned how to prepare for college and succeed. Before I knew it, I was opening my University of Pennsylvania acceptance letter in the mail.

Kevin
KIPP NYC Alumnus

I see so much effort in the way KIPP encourages the kids to be better and be independent. The love and dedication given every day is immeasurable. It’s more than a teacher-student relationship; It feels more like family. They really care about the success of my kids.

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