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
Size (employees)572 (est)+2%
Rocketship Education was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Redwood City, US
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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 Drive Suite 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

6 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 Blogs

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…

Growing and Gaining in Tennessee

We are proud and excited to report that both Rocketship schools in Nashville, Rocketship United Academy and Rocketship Nashville Northeast, received the highest possible growth score — a Level 5 — on the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS). TVAAS measures student growth year over year. S…

#RocketshipFirstDay of School in Photos: 2018/19

It’s everyone’s favorite time of year—the first day of school! Our Rocketeers are embarking on a new journey of academic and personal growth. We are excited to see them develop their love of learning, confidence, and persistence. (And we think that our parents are pretty excited too.) ¡Es la mejor é…

Integrated Special Education at Rocketship: He Needed to Be Included

Test The post Integrated Special Education at Rocketship: He Needed to Be Included appeared first on Rocketship.
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Rocketship Education Company Life and Culture

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