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 8,200, 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!
Applications can be submitted:
If you have questions about the application or need assistance, please call 929-822-4430 or email email@example.com. If you have technical difficulties, you can also contact SchoolMint Customer Care by emailing support@SchoolMint.net.
To be considered for the 2024-25 lottery, applications must be submitted by April 1st, 2024. Applications submitted after the deadline will be placed on the waitlist, and can be submitted through Fall 2024. We process waitlist applications several times throughout the Spring, Summer, and Fall, depending on when additional seats become available.
To be eligible for the 2024-25 school year:
The Lottery process is completely random and will be held in person with an option to join virtually. Check back here in March for the date and open Zoom link!
The lottery is completely random, however, preferences are given to:
*Weighted preference is given to English Language Learners. Please reach out to us with questions regarding this preference.
KIPP:NYC Public Lottery Information:
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 firstname.lastname@example.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/.
We are now accepting applications for all grades for the 2024-25 school year!
*represents our support of KIPP NYC Middle School Alumni that attend high schools other than KIPP NYC College Prep and KIPP NYC 8th grade completers that have graduated KIPP NYC College Prep or other high schools within the past six years.