KIPP School Facts

Location: CA (Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, Redwood City, and East Palo Alto )
K-12 Enrollment: 6,554
Staff: Not Noted
Certified: Not Noted
Administrators: Not Noted
Facilities/Buildings: 16

Demographics: 65% of students in the schools reported being Latino, 16% Asian/Pacific Islander, and 13% African American. 24% reported being English Language Learners (ELL). 79% of students reported being economically disadvantaged.

Growing School System Reduces Staff Burden with Online Enrollment

The Challenge

KIPP Public Schools Northern California was rapidly expanding. As a result of this, the staff was becoming increasingly overwhelmed by the current time and resource intensive enrollment application process they had in place. The situation demanded a more seamless and efficient solution that would not only save time, but reduce the burden on staff to allow them to focus more on helping students succeed.

The Results (Data Points):

Sheets of Paper Saved
Applications Managed
  • With the online platform, staff were able to quickly access critical, real-time student enrollment and demographic data to keep track of applications, statuses, waitlists, and acceptances.

  • Optimized the system to fit school specific needs and make the K-12 enrollment process easier for students and families.

  • Increased facilitation of parent-school interactions through the use of texts, emails, and phone calls with automatic reminders, personalized messages, and updates throughout the process.

The Solution

  1. Determine current K-12 enrollment process shortcomings and research platforms to update and streamline the process.
  2. Implement an online student enrollment data management system and customize it to fit the needs of the schools and families.
  3. Manage each piece of the enrollment process in real-time to provide up-to-date information to students and families.
  4. Make real-time, equitable, data-based enrollment decisions to grow the student population for years to come.