About Newark Enrollment

Apply Now for 2017-18!

The Newark Enrollment application is now live. Apply now for all grades for the 2017-18 school year. The application closes February 28th, so make sure you apply as soon as possible. 

We have the most seats available for kindergarten and fifth grade, but accept students in all grades K-12. 

Click here to apply now. Be sure to rank KIPP New Jersey as your first choice for the best chance of getting matched with a KIPP New Jersey school.

Learn more. During the application window, we will be hosting open houses at our elementary and middle schools so parents can learn more. Click here to register.

Get reminders. Click here to receive information and reminders about KIPP New Jersey and the Newark Enrolls application.

About Applying

KIPP New Jersey participates in Newark’s open enrollment system. Families may apply by completing a paper application or using the new Online Enrollment Center at www.newarkenrolls.org. The application for the 2017-18 school year is open from January 7 through February 28, 2017. Families will be notified of their school match in April. Note: Ranking KIPP New Jersey #1 on your application provides the best chance of being matched with us.

Click here for more information about applying.

Awesome results to and through college

No matter how well students read, understand math, or stay on task when they are with us, we support them to and through college. Soon our alumni graduating college will double the graduation rate in Newark. See more about our results here

Fun and whole-student learning

Sometimes the best learning comes from the social skills gained by interacting with the people around you. Longer school days mean more opportunities for culture and activities such as sports, reading, technology, or Spanish clubs and more. Students also earn trips to Washington DC, California, and colleges, to name a few.

Reaching all students in Newark

KIPP New Jersey schools are free and serve all students regardless of special needs, past attendance, grades, or any other factor. There is no test to get in; admission is via Newark’s open enrollment system. See more about student demographics and retention here

Everyday access to technology

College applications, banking and so many other aspects of life require that we use computers, so we give students access to great technology and build it into every day.   

KIPP, nationally-known great schools

We are part of KIPP, which has been around since 1994 and is the largest group of charter schools in the country. What that means is we get to share best practices to learn from each other and our long history. Each school we open makes us better equipped to meet the needs of all children.

Longer school day and year

Our school days are from about 7:30 am - 4:00 pm (varies by school). Students have occasional Saturday school and begin the year in August. More time doesn't just mean getting smarter faster. You'll also find students staying after to visit during office hours or partake in one of dozens of sports and extracurriculars offered.


KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy Parent

“The teachers' involvement with my child's education doesn't stop when they get out of school.”

KIPP SPARK Academy Parent

“No matter the child, they are welcome at SPARK and the school has been a needed community anchor for so many parents.”

KIPP TEAM Academy Parent

“They talked about this sense of developing the whole child. Exposing a child to more than just reading books inside of a classroom.”

KIPP Seek Academy Parent

“If you give kids hope and you show them what they can achieve, then you have productive citizens and it changes the world to be a better place to live in.”