KIPP Texas - Austin

KIPP Paseo Primary

Grades Served
Grades Served PK4-1
Founded
Founded 2020
Teachers
Teachers 18
Students
Students 260

KIPP Paseo Primary will open in 2020-21 school year serving 260 kindergarten and first grade students in our founding year and when fully grown, we will educate students in pre-K-3 through 5th grades.

At KIPP Paseo Primary we embark on a lifelong journey of learning and self-discovery as we celebrate and affirm the voices and stories of our students, staff, families, and communities. Through rigorous academics and joyful collaboration, we develop the skills and habits necessary to lead a life of choice. We seize every opportunity to learn, reflect and grow as we share our voice and our story with the world. Together, day by day, we boldly create the future we dare to envision.

We believe in celebrating our identity, working together in the service of others, providing a rigorous, relevant academic experience for students and encouraging students to discover their voice, strengths and passions as they continue on their path forward.

Brandon Fried

Brandon Fried

Founding Principal

“There is never a time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment, the time is always now.” ― James Baldwin


Brandon Fried is proud to serve as the Founding School Leader of KIPP Paseo Primary. Before opening Paseo, he worked as an Assistant Principal at KIPP Austin Connections Elementary (KACE) for five years where he led the school’s math program, supported English and Spanish teachers and monitored school culture systems. During his time as an assistant principal at KACE, the school earned two academic distinctions in mathematics from the Texas Education Agency in 2018 and 2019.

Before becoming an assistant principal, Mr. Fried taught as a founding first and second grade teacher and prior to joining KIPP, he served as a 2010 Teach For America corps member in Dallas, Texas.

Mr. Fried holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and public relations from The University of Texas at Austin and a M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from The University of Houston. Outside of school, Mr. Fried enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time outdoors with his husband, Jeff and their beagle, Tucker.

KIPP Paseo Primary Feeder Pattern

Feeder patterns are subject to zoning.

Primary Schools

KIPP Paseo Primary

Middle Schools

KIPP Paseo Prep