Thank you for your interest in joining our learning community! Due to the interest in our schools, KIPP Columbus conducts an annual enrollment lottery in February and information on how to enter into this lottery is included below. Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to our admissions team!
The application window for the 2024-2025 school year closes on February 22, 2024. Families must submit a KIPP Columbus application for admission online through our enrollment platform, SchoolMint. If you need support submitting an application, you may reach out to us by phone or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
View a step-by-step guide for creating a SchoolMint account and Complete an Application.
Lottery Application Window Opens: October 20, 2023
Lottery Application Window Closes: February 22, 2024
Lottery Held: February 23, 2024
Families Notified of Admission: March 1, 2024
Enrollment Window for Accepted Students: March 1 – 15, 2024
Waitlist Students Added for Any Open Seats: Beginning March 18, 2024 on a rolling basis
The application window for the 2023-2024 school year closes on February 23, 2023. Families must submit a KIPP application online. If a parent needs support completing an application, they can call any of our front offices, and a member of our ops team will be able to help them complete the application. Instructions to complete the lottery application can be found here:
No, the current (2022-2023) waitlist will not roll over to the new academic year. Your application for the 2022-2023 school year will stay active, and you will continue to be on the waitlist for this year. If you would like your student to participate in the 23-24 lottery, you must complete a new application.
You will receive a call, email, and text message notifying you that your student was accepted after the close of the lottery. You can also login to your SchoolMInt account to check the status of your student’s application.
After you receive notification that your student was accepted, you will need to complete the online registration and submit all required documents within ten days.
You will receive a date for our info session for new KIPPsters. The info session will be a time for new families to meet school leaders, hear about our mission, and time to ask questions.
Questions? Please contact us at email@example.com or call (614) 263-6137.
We are a free, K-12 public school on the northeast side of Columbus, KIPP stands for the Knowledge and Power Program is part of a national network of free, open enrollment, public schools dedicated to empowering students with the knowledge, character, and skills necessary for college and choice-filled lives.
Approximately 28-30 students per classroom across campus(with a ratio of 1 Teacher/Teaching fellow:17 kids at our Primary)
Arrival: 8:00a-8:30a (doors open at 8:00a), School Day: 8:30-3:30p (M-T), 8:30a -1:00p (F), Dismissal: 3:30pm(M-T), 1:00 pm (F)
Yes, we do have a special education program at our school!
We do have free transportation and bussing to families.
We have a positive, joyful learning environment. We also have strong partnerships with families and our community!
Yes, we currently have a growing athletics program. We have 10 varsity sports, and are continuing to expand our athletics and extracurricular programs!
We partner with several programs to provide Before and After school Programs such as Columbus Urban League, Boys and Girls Club, All star programs in more are available for 2nd-8th and Kiddie Academy for before school care.
Yes, we are a uniform school! You may obtain KIPP uniform tops from School Days/School Closet!
No, we are a free, public charter school for grades K-12!
We have many different summer programs and summer camps over the summer!