AltSchool is a venture-backed educational startup headquartered in San Francisco. AltSchool’s world-class team of educators, entrepreneurs, and technologists is working together to build a network of micro-schools that offer personalized, child-centered learning experiences. Our passion for re-imagining education informs what we do everyday, whether it’s building innovative new technology tools for the classroom, connecting with communities of parents and students to learn how we can meet their needs, or recruiting the best talent for our team.

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HQSan Francisco, US
Size (employees)181 (est)+2%
AltSchool was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at AltSchool

Max Ventilla

Max Ventilla

Founder and CEO
Bharat Mediratta

Bharat Mediratta

Co-Founder and CTO
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AltSchool Office Locations

AltSchool has offices in San Francisco, Chicago and Brooklyn
San Francisco, (HQ)
1245 Folsom St
212 Hicks St
San Francisco,
610 20th St
San Francisco,
2265 3rd St
San Francisco,
3741 Buchanan St
San Francisco,
735 Fell St
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AltSchool Financials and Metrics

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AltSchool's latest funding round in May 2017 was reported to be $40 m. In total, AltSchool has raised $173 m
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AltSchool Operating Metrics

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15 400
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AltSchool Online and Social Media Presence

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AltSchool News and Updates

AltSchool expands to serve 19 new partner schools

The startup is a leader in the movement to individualize instruction using technology. Education startup AltSchool, one of the leaders in the movement to individualize instruction using technology, said today that it will expand to serve 19 new partner schools in 2018-19. In addition, AltSchool will…

AltSchool Has Been Quietly Testing Its Platform In Public Schools

The startup has raised $173 million to take personalized learning mainstream. Education startup AltSchool, known for its micro-schools and personalized learning platform, has started working with two public school partners. The small pilot programs, at California school districts Arcadia Unified and…

AltSchool wants to change how kids learn, but fears have surfaced that it’s failing students

 Business Insider recently reported that numerous families have grown frustrated with the education their children are receiving at AltSchool, an ambitious San Francisco-based edtech company that four years ago began opening physical grade schools and promising a personalized learning approach that …
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AltSchool Blogs

How AltSchool Prepares Students for the Real World

Our educators want to do more than impart knowledge, we provide students with the opportunity to develop skills that will help them plan, face challenges, adapt, and take ownership of their learning. In part one of this two-part series, Head of School David Dobson-Smith shares how we designed and im…

Success of early district pilots prompts AltSchool to accelerate public school expansion

25 public districts, private and charter schools join growing national movement to adopt learner-centric school model

Inside AltSchool Union Square

Citizenship, agency, responsibility, empathy: These are the student-created community values of AltSchool Union Square.

Driving Innovation Through Partnership

How do you connect islands of innovation to build community, create connectivity, and radically transform education? VP of Growth Ben Kornell reflects on his experience as a teacher and why collaboration is the key to scaling educational transformation.
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AltSchool Company Life and Culture

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AltSchool Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AltSchool founded?

    AltSchool was founded in 2013.

  • Who are AltSchool key executives?

    AltSchool's key executives are Max Ventilla and Bharat Mediratta.

  • How many employees does AltSchool have?

    AltSchool has 181 employees.

  • Who are AltSchool competitors?

    Competitors of AltSchool include Global Imagination , Carnegie Learning and Persona Learning.

  • Where is AltSchool headquarters?

    AltSchool headquarters is located at 1245 Folsom St, San Francisco.

  • Where are AltSchool offices?

    AltSchool has offices in San Francisco, Chicago and Brooklyn.

  • How many offices does AltSchool have?

    AltSchool has 7 offices.