KIPP Columbus Campus

KIPP Columbus’ 125-acre, urban, state-of-the-art campus is located in northeast Columbus. Nearly 2,000 students (infant through high school) learn and grow here every day.

The campus is equipped with the latest technology to advance student learning, and flexible spaces enable superior programming, serving as a teaching and leadership lab for schools nationwide. The campus – dynamic, community-focused, and student-centered, is a multi-use education site and a national model for community development and academic excellence.

bird's eye-view of campus

The campus is comprised of:KIPP Columbus Elementary, KIPP Columbus Primary, KIPP Columbus Middle, KIPP Columbus High, the Battelle Environmental Center, the KIPP Columbus Early Learning Center, and the KIPP Athletics and Wellness Complex. The facilities reflect KIPP’s commitment to early childhood education, STEM programming, extracurricular experiences, and a deep partnership with the community to ensure that all children have an opportunity to succeed.

The architectural design and urban planning represented in the campus has been the recipient of numerous national and regional awards. The environment reflects our students’ potential and aspirations and creates the space for people to be their best.

Come to campus to learn more, or contact us today – it’s a special place with incredible people who are proving the possible in public education every day.

KIPP Building exterior

KIPP Columbus Early Learning Center

The YMCA of Central Ohio operates an Early Learning Center at KIPP Columbus Primary. There are four distinct developmental tracks for infants (6 weeks to 18 months), toddlers (18 months to 3 years), and Pre-Kindergarten classrooms for 3 and 4-year-olds. The program uses a variety of programs, curricula, and strategies to help students develop social and emotional skills necessary for success in Kindergarten and beyond.

To apply for the Early Learning Center at KIPP Columbus Primary, click here.
For more information, please contact the Early Learning Center at 614-706-3300 Ext. 4.

Battelle Environmental Center

Battelle Environmental Center

Thanks to the generosity of Battelle, The Battelle Environmental Center opened on the KIPP Columbus Campus in 2017. This Center has learning labs, a makerspace, demonstration areas, and a 3-mile nature path/preserve that is incorporated into the educational programming.

Through a partnership with the PAST Foundation, KIPP Columbus provides weekly STEM science programming to KIPPsters in grades K-12 as well as summer science camps for KIPP students and students throughout Central Ohio.

If you are interested in learning more, please call 614.263.6137 or email

KIPP Columbus Athletics and Wellness Complex

KIPP Columbus Athletics and Wellness Complex

The KIPP Columbus Athletics and Wellness Complex will be a state of the art facility for hosting school and community athletics and wellness events. The complex will feature an artificial turf field, regulation size track and field, and a natural grass practice field on the lower grounds. The facility is complete with locker rooms, press boxes, stands for up to 600 guests, electronic scoreboard, and concessions. The complex is due to open in summer 2019.

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