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KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate

  • Myisha Rodrigues
  • Senior Manager, College and Career Pathways

Program Description

As the second school in the KIPP: MA region, and one of 22 high schools in the KIPP national network, KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate High School (KALC) opened in 2011 with a class of 96 9th graders. In 2015 that founding class became our first class to graduate from a KIPP high school in Massachusetts. As part of the larger KIPP: MA network, KALC is rooted in the core KIPP values of rigorous academic preparation and relentless character development, while maintaining focus on achieving success to and through college and to leading a life of choice and independence.

Services Provided

  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 8%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 3%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 59%
  • African American: 30%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 428
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Bates College
  • Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
  • Boston University
  • Bridgewater State University
  • Bucknell University
  • Carleton College
  • Champlain College
  • Colby College
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Fitchburg State University
  • Framingham State University
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • Hamilton College
  • Lesley University
  • Middlebury College
  • Providence College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Salem State University
  • Smith College
  • Suffolk University
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Maine
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts-Boston
  • University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth
  • University of Massachusetts-Lowell
  • University of New England
  • Virginia State University
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 81%