Great Education Transforms Lives


Our Mission

Establish and operate high performing public schools in the Twin Cities that confront educational inequity by delivering academic excellence and cultivating leadership skills to ensure all students succeed in college and life.

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Our Impact

We envision a more just and equitable Minnesota. Education can transform our collective future.



alumni working toward college + career goals

As part of our unique KIPP Through College & Career program, we support students from the time they leave our classrooms to college or career.


Years in minneapolis

We opened a middle school in 2008 in downtown Minneapolis. Since then we have opened an elementary school, with another middle school opening in the fall of 2019.


children Impacted

We’re building a community of confident, resilient, and joyful scholars who will be the leaders of tomorrow.


Our Team

At KIPP Minnesota we look for talented, dedicated, and experienced educators with a hunger to help the next generation of students reach their highest potential.

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The impact of supporting KIPP

The Minnesota Department of Education listed KIPP North Star Academy as one of 29 schools on its High-Quality Charter Schools List. The Minneapolis School Finder report prepared this year by Minnesota Comeback includes us on its list of “High-Performing” schools for the third year in a row. KIPP North Star Academy was also recognized as a "Changing The Odds" school.

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Every child deserves an excellent education and the opportunity to graduate from college. Your donation to KIPP MN provides the above-and-beyond programming and supports that are central to KIPP students’ success. Thank you for helping our students rise to and through college.

Volunteer opportunities

Are you interested in donating your time to KIPP MN? Click the link below to learn more and register for upcoming events.

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