KIPP Austin Believes

Every child, regardless of economic background has the right to an exemplary education.

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    At KIPP Austin, we strive to fill our classrooms with talented teachers who work hard to inspire a life-long love of learning in their students.

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There are many kids that don’t believe they could ever, ever go to college. Here at KIPP, that’s not even a thought.

Who We Are

KIPP Austin is a public charter school network of 10 award-winning elementary, middle, and high schools. With exceptional teachers, high-quality facilities and a nurturing environment, our focus is on getting students to and through college. KIPP Austin’s tuition-free schools educate more than 5,000 students from underserved communities.

KIPP Austin is part of a national network of 200 college-preparatory public charter school.

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Our Mission

KIPP Austin empowers students to thrive in and graduate from college, choose their paths, and positively impact their communities.


  • Founded 2002 by Jill Kolasinski


  • 10 schools serving 5,000+ students


  • 3,000+ student waitlist


  • 90% economically disadvantaged students


  • 98% Latino & African-American


  • 100% of the Class of 2015 accepted to college

Why KIPP Austin

KIPP Austin Public School is excited to be a part of a growing number of strong and high performing schools in Central Texas.  We are proud to be exemplars in empowering our students to go to and through college.

It is inspiring and energizing to see our students recognized for their hard work including local and national accolades. In just the past year, our students have been nationally recognized for their success.

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We want to create relationships with our teachers that are focused on how we can help them become more successful.