“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin
John Hipp is proud to serve as the Founding Principal of KIPP Paseo Prep. Prior to this role, Mr. Hipp served as an Assistant Principal at KIPP Austin Collegiate, where he coached math, PE, and KIPP Through College teachers for four years. Mr. Hipp served as an assistant principal, spent seven years teaching math and college readiness electives, and as grade level chair at both KIPP Austin Collegiate and KIPP Denver Collegiate in Colorado.
During his time at KIPP, he has led school-wide efforts to grow and improve academic progress monitoring, data analysis, hiring, AP for All, and operations. He received his B.S. in corporate communication with a minor in business from The University of Texas at Austin and a M.Ed. in administration and supervision from the University of Houston.
Outside of school, Mr. Hipp enjoys OrangeTheory Fitness, playing competitive tennis, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.