Every Student Can Succeed

Rocketship is a non-profit network of public elementary charter schools serving primarily low-income students in neighborhoods where access to excellent schools is limited.  We believe 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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Every student is unique.

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Engaged parents are essential in eliminating the achievement gap.

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 Latest News

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Reinventing America's Schools: Washington DC

Reinventing America’s Schools: Creating a 21st Century Education System, a new book by the Progressive Policy Institute’s David Osborne, is a story of transformation. It is a bracing survey of the most dramatic improvements taking place in urban public education today, in cities as diverse as New Orleans, Denver, Washington, D.C., and Indianapolis. To launch the book, The 74 Million created a microsite of stories and videos from each city. Two Rocketship Rise Academy parents are featured on the

Friday, August 25, 2017

Parents Must Understand Growth Scores to Make Sense of Student Progress

Rocketship United Academy Principal James Robinson explains the NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment and why measuring growth is essential in the fight to close the achievement gap in Nashville, a city where the majority of public school students are economically disadvantaged.

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