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 diversity, equity and inclusion. Read more about our commitment to the work here.
Love | Courage | Justice | Curiosity | Growth
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 kippnorcal.schoolmint.net/.
Number of Students
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.
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.
The KIPP Forward team supports current students and alumni with their educational and career goals that fulfill their sense of purpose.