KIPP Valiant is fully in-person! Visit our COVID Prevention page for more information. 
Click here to view our school’s reopening plan.

Applications for the 2022-23 academic year are now open!

Who We Are
KIPP Valiant Community Prep(Grades TK-8) is a public charter elementary and middle school located in the East Palo Alto. 

School Profile

At KIPP Valiant Community Prep, we support our students academically, socially, and emotionally so that they can be successful and fulfilled in college and in life. We empower one another to continuously grow into passionate, innovative agents of change who raise our unique voices to make the world a better and more equitable place.

KIPP has a commitment to diversityequity and inclusion. Read more about our commitment to the work here.


Love | Courage | Justice | Curiosity | Growth

KIPP makes you feel loved. This is what I wanted for my daughter. I want her to have a great education and to go through college. She wants to be a vet; KIPP is helping us conquer that dream.

Alina Arroyo, Parent, KIPP Valiant

Enrollment Information

Applications for the 2022-23 school year are now open for TK-8 grades. You can submit your online application here.

Student Community


Number of Students

TK–3 & 6–7

Grades Served

Students of Color


Eligible for free or reduced-price lunch


Receive special education services


English language learners
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.