Every Student Can Succeed

Rocketship Education is a network of public elementary charter schools serving primarily low-income students in neighborhoods where access to excellent schools is limited.  We believe that truly transformative schools do more than educate students; they empower teachers, engage parents and inspire communities.

Together, we can eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime.

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Excellent Teachers and Leaders create transformational schools.

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Engaged parents are essential in eliminating the achievement gap.

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

Nonprofit Rocketship Education Applies to Open Public Charter Elementary School in Concord's Monument Corridor

Concord, CA – On Thursday, Rocketship Education, a nonprofit network of elementary schools dedicated to eliminating the achievement gap, filed a charter petition with the Mt. Diablo Unified School District to open a new elementary school in the Monument Corridor. This school would be Rocketship’s first in the district, and comes after extensive advocacy and relationship building in the community with parents and local organizations.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

San Jose: Rocketship Gets OK to Open 10th School

On Wednesday night, the Santa Clara County Board of Education voted to approve another Rocketship school in Franklin-McKinley School District. "I thought it was the right thing to do for the kids," county school board member Grace Mah said. "Rocketship has a ton of people on its waitlist."

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Rocketship: Parents Plead for New Charter in Franklin-McKinley

Rocketship parent Nancy Ortiz knows what it’s like to be stuck on a waitlist, hoping for a better education for her child. She asks the Santa Clara County Board of Education to approve another Rocketship charter in her neighborhood, to give more families access to an excellent local school.

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