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. 
TypePrivate
Founded2006
HQRedwood City, US
Websitersed.org
Employee Ratings2.8

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2020)662(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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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Founding Date

2006

Rocketship Education total Funding

$3.1 m

Rocketship Education latest funding size

$100 k

Time since last funding

8 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Rocketship Education Online and Social Media Presence

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Rocketship Education Blogs

Powerful Things Happen When Parents Organize

By Daiana Lambrecht – Director, Parent Organizing and Leadership at Rocketship Public Schools My job is pretty unconventional. I spend my days harnessing the power of parents to ensure they have a voice at decision-making tables, and I love it.  I got into this work because of my own parents. I was …

One of my students was killed just days before the year began. Here’s how I, and my school, found a way forward.

By Danny Etcheverry, Principal of Rocketship Spark Academy *This story was originally posted on Chalkbeat.org. Months after the tragic loss of first-grade Rocketeer, Stephen Romero, Principal Danny Etcheverry began to formalize his thoughts around how he navigated his school community through this t…

Meet Angel McNeil, Founding Principal of our New School in DC

We have exciting news! Rocketship is opening its third school in Washington, D.C. in August 2020 just two blocks from the Fort Totten Metro Station in Ward 5! Angel McNeil, the founding principal, and a tenured school leader, sat down with us to share what makes this new PK3 – 2nd grade school uniqu…

Why We Love Launch

One of the unique things about Rocketship is the vibrant way we kick off each day. We call it Launch and we wanted to share this loud, silly and fun opening ritual with you. Each day we say the Pledge of Allegiance and declare proudly that we are all persistent and responsible Rocketship Rocketeers …

To Parents From Parents: 5 Must-Read Children’s Books

    What’s one of the easiest things parents can do to help children grow academically, socially, verbally, and cognitively? Read! Reading aloud at home has numerous benefits for children, and can help bring families closer together. At Rocketship, our parents know that when a child develops a love …

Why this Rocketship Parent Believes Everyone Can Lead

At Rocketship we talk a lot about parent power, unleashing the power of parents to champion their children’s education, hold leaders accountable, and enable high-quality public schools to thrive. But what does parent power look like in action? We caught up with Ana Soledad Uribe Tapia, a founding pa…
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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 662 employees.

  • Who are Rocketship Education competitors?

    Competitors of Rocketship Education include Modular Robotics, StudyBlue and Skills Matter.

  • 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.