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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Schools That Work| Case Study

Kipp King Collegiate High School

Grades 9-12 | San Lorenzo, CA

Critical Thinking: A Path to College and Career

KIPP King Collegiate High School prepares its students for the rigors of college by challenging and empowering them with critical thinking skills.

What this School is Achieving


With extended school days, rigorous academic standards, and a firm disciplinary code, expectations are high, but so is the commitment to help every student succeed in school, in college, and beyond.

Graduation rate for the first graduating class in 2011 was 94%, compared to 74% for the state.

College acceptance rate for the first graduating class in 2011: 100%

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