KIPP Bridge Rising will begin the year with 100% distance learning. Read more about our 2020 Reopening Plan.

The mission of KIPP Bridge Rising is to develop the academic knowledge, skills, and character traits necessary for students to achieve success in the finest high schools and colleges, and to lead choice filled lives.

KIPP has a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Read more about our commitment here.

Welcome to KIPP Bridge Rising!

We are ready and prepared to begin the 2020-21 school year. For more information please visit our distance learning and online learning tools pages. You can also call us directly to get more information.


School Profile

Learn more about KIPP Bridge Academy for Grades 5-8 

I’m excited to send my elementary student to KIPP. I’m confident she’ll get the skills needed to succeed in college and beyond, and that my children will one day grow up to change the world.

John Hughes, Parent, KIPP Bridge Academy

Enrollment Information

KIPP Bridge Rising is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year!

Open Enrollment Deadline is Friday, February 7, 2020.
Lottery will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 

Please call the KIPP Bridge Rising office for more details at (510)929-0437. Want to learn more about our school before you apply? Need more information about our enrollment process?

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What Makes KIPP Different?

With a focus on character and academics, our free public charter schools prepare students for success in college and opportunity in life.

High Expectations

Clearly defined and measurable high expectations for academic achievement and conduct that creates and reinforces a culture of achievement and support. We know that every student is different and we personalize learning based on a student’s needs, skills, and interests.

Strength of Character

We believe that our students need both a strong academic foundation and well-developed character strengths to succeed in college and the world beyond.

Highly Skilled Teachers & Leaders

We empower educators to lead school teams and invest in training to help them grow as professionals.

Safe & Structured Environments

Our schools provide a safe, structured, and nurturing environment so that our students thrive and maximize their learning.

KIPP Through College

Counselors support students as they prepare for college and career, and navigate social, academic, and financial challenges while in college.