Apply now for the 2023-24 academic year!

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

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

Alina Arroyo, Parent, KIPP Valiant
Alina Arroyo, Parent, KIPP Valiant
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.

Enrollment Information

Applications for the 2023-24 school year are open for TK-8 grades. You can submit your online application here.

Only applications that are received by the Open Enrollment deadline will be considered in the Lottery. Applications received after the Open Enrollment deadline will be considered on a first-come first-served basis. Lottery decisions will be sent to families via text and email.

Open Enrollment deadline: February 2, 2023

To submit an application or inquire about your status, please log in to your SchoolMint account at

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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 Forward

The KIPP Forward team supports current students and alumni with their educational and career goals that fulfill their sense of purpose.