Accepting applications for the 2023-24 academic year!

Still accepting applications for the current school year


Who We Are
KIPP Navigate College Prep(Grades 9-12) is a public charter high school located in San José. 

At KIPP Navigate, we are committed to actualizing our high school students’ potential by connecting students’ purpose, talents, and passions to their learning experiences. We are empowered agents of change and courageously lean into new challenges to positively impact the world around us.

Courage  |  Innovation  |  Reflection  |  Collaboration  |  Leadership  |  Empathy

KIPP has a commitment to diversityequity and inclusion. Read more about our commitment to the work here.

Learn more about the KIPP Northern California Board of Directors.

Advanced Placement Courses

We offer various AP courses for our students in all grades and subject matter.

  • Computer Science
  • Spanish Language
  • World History
  • US History
  • English Language
  • Chemistry
  • Calculus
  • Theatre
  • English Literature
  • Government
  • Biology
  • Statistics
Ellie Herrera, KIPP mom & KIPP Navigate leadership team member
Ellie Herrera, KIPP mom & KIPP Navigate leadership team member
KIPP Navigate makes kids feel safe and happy, because here we make sure that our kids come to us not just as a student, but as a whole child, and they feel that they can come make mistakes, learn from their mistakes, and ask for help when they need the help.


Enrollment Information

Accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year are now open for Grades 9-12. You can submit your online application here or visit the school to submit an application.

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 16, 2023

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

What Makes KIPP Different?

With a focus on character and academics, our high school prepares 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.