KIPP Central Ohio is a member of the KIPP national network of schools. KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public charter schools with a track record of preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. There are currently 125 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia serving more than 39,000 students.
KIPP Central Ohio is located in Columbus, Ohio having opened our flagship school, KIPP Journey Academy, in August 2008. We currently serve over 320 students in 5th through 8th grade. Our students come from some of the highest needs neighborhoods in Columbus and over 90% of them qualify for free or reduced-price meals.