Rocketship Education

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We have pioneered the transformative Rocketship Model, which combines teacher development, parent empowerment and individualized learning to improve student achievement. Rocketship’s goal is to eliminate the achievement gap between low- and high-income communities across the country, allowing Rocketeers to succeed alongside their more affluent peers. 
HQRedwood City, US
Employee Ratings2.8

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Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)627
Job Openings15

Key People/Management at Rocketship Education

Preston Smith

Preston Smith

Co - Founder & CEO
Lynn Liao

Lynn Liao

Chief Programs Officer
Genevieve Thomas

Genevieve Thomas

Integrated Service Delivery Director, National Team
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Rocketship Education Office Locations

Rocketship Education has an office in Redwood City
Redwood City, US (HQ)
350 Twin Dolphin Dr #109
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Rocketship Education Financials and Metrics

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Rocketship Education total Funding

$3.1 m

Rocketship Education latest funding size

$100 k

Time since last funding

7 years ago

Rocketship Education investors

Rocketship Education's latest funding round in December 2012 was reported to be $100 k. In total, Rocketship Education has raised $3.1 m
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Rocketship Education Online and Social Media Presence

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Rocketship Earns Record High Score in DC Rating

Big news! Rocketship Legacy Prep earned the highest score ever for an elementary school on the DC Public Charter School Board’s 2018 School Quality Report. Also known as the Performance Management Framework (PMF), the rating system was first introduced to DC public charter schools eight years ago. R…

At Rocketship Fuerza, the New School Year Begins Before the Official First Day of School

*This post originally appeared on La Comadre.   A new school year for our youngest daughter, Gianna, began before the official first day of school. Gianna is currently a 3rd grader at Rocketship Fuerza. What I like about Rocketship is that every year teachers do home visits with their students. We h…

Rocketeers Make Strong Gains on California State Test

Four years ago, California launched a new state assessment aligned to Common Core State Standards. And for the fourth year in a row, our Rocketeers made strong gains in both math and English Language Arts (ELA). In math, 57% of our Rocketeers met or exceeded state standards compared to the state ave…

Rocketship United Earns Top Honor in Tennessee

Rocketship United Academy has just been named a “Reward School” by the Tennessee Department of Education! This is the state’s highest recognition for student performance and progress. Only 11 of Nashville’s 139 Title 1 schools earned this honor and Rocketship United is the only elementary school in …

Changing a School With Just One Word

Something is happening at Rocketship Nashville Northeast Elementary. It’s difficult to describe, but easy to feel. Heads are held high and smiles stretch wide. It’s contagious, and it’s making an impact. It’s love. 💜 So what place does love have in an elementary school? In a classroom? According to…

RTP: Transforming Lives, Transforming Communities

At a Parent Leader meeting back in May, the Founding Families of Rocketship’s new Milwaukee campus came together to brainstorm ideas for their new school’s name and fifth core value. The room was buzzing with excitement as parents and students discussed why and how they all came about to take a chan…
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Rocketship Education Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rocketship Education founded?

    Rocketship Education was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Rocketship Education key executives?

    Rocketship Education's key executives are Preston Smith, Lynn Liao and Genevieve Thomas.

  • How many employees does Rocketship Education have?

    Rocketship Education has 627 employees.

  • Who are Rocketship Education competitors?

    Competitors of Rocketship Education include Skills Matter, NatureBridge and bettermarks.

  • Where is Rocketship Education headquarters?

    Rocketship Education headquarters is located at 350 Twin Dolphin Dr #109, Redwood City.

  • Where are Rocketship Education offices?

    Rocketship Education has an office in Redwood City.

  • How many offices does Rocketship Education have?

    Rocketship Education has 1 office.