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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
To be eligible for the 2023-24 school year:
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!
The lottery is completely random, however, preferences are given to:
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 email@example.com 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 2023-2024 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.