Enrollment FAQs

Enrollment FAQs


Who can apply for admission at KIPP?

Any student may request a spot at KIPP; our schools participate in the Denver Public Schools’ School Choice process. Admission to KIPP schools is not based on past academic performance and our schools are tuition-free.

When is the enrollment application deadline?

Round 1 of choice enrollment for the 2021-22 school year begins in January 14, 2022, and remains open until February 15th. Round 2 of school choice enrollment will begin in April 2022 and remain open through August 2022. Enrollment during Round 2 is on a first come, first served basis. Learn more about enrollment and begin the enrollment process here.

When do I know that my child has been accepted for enrollment?

Parents and students will be notified of first round enrollment in late March of each year. During the second round of School Choice, students will be accepted on a first come, first served basis and will be notified of acceptance immediately after they complete the required paperwork.

Does KIPP Colorado provide transportation?

Transportation is provided at KIPP Northeast Denver Middle School, KIPP Northeast Denver Leadership Academy, KIPP Northeast Elementary, and KIPP Sunshine Peak Academy. Please visit each school’s web page for specific transportation information.

Do you offer free or reduced price lunch?

Yes. Free and reduced lunch is available to those students who qualify. In order to qualify for free or reduced lunches, an application needs to be completed and submitted.

Do students have to wear a uniform?

Yes. The color and style of the uniform shirt is different for each school. Uniform shirts must be purchased from the online uniform store.

Does KIPP Colorado offer extracurricular or athletic activities?

Yes. Each school has different offerings such as athletics and the arts. Please visit the school’s web page for specific extracurricular and athletic information.