Rocketship Public Schools

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Rocketship Public Schools (formerly known as Rocketship Education) is a network of charter K-5 schools focused on individualized learning. Its model combines teacher development, parent empowerment, and individualized learning to improve student achievement.

TypePrivate
Founded2006
HQRedwood City, CA, US
Websiterocketshipschools.org
Employee Ratings2.8
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)723
Job Openings145
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Rocketship Public Schools

Preston Smith

Preston Smith

Co-Founder & CEO
Deborah McGriff

Deborah McGriff

Director
Alex Terman

Alex Terman

Director
Lynn Liao

Lynn Liao

Chief Talent and Strategy Officer
Jolene Sloter

Jolene Sloter

Director
Keysha Bailey

Keysha Bailey

Chief Financial Officer
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Rocketship Public Schools Office Locations

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

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Founding Date

2006

Rocketship Public Schools total Funding

$3.1 m

Rocketship Public Schools latest funding size

$100 k

Time since last funding

9 years ago

Rocketship Public Schools investors

Rocketship Public Schools's latest funding round in December 2012 was reported to be $100 k. In total, Rocketship Public Schools has raised $3.1 m
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Rocketship Public Schools Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Rocketship Public Schools Online and Social Media Presence

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Rocketship Public Schools Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    76/100

  • Compensation

    C

    64/100

  • Diversity

    D-

    49/100

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Rocketship Public Schools Blogs

One Week In: Rocketship’s Reflections on Remote Learning

By Julie Kennedy and Kylie Alsofrom *This article originally appeared on Charter School Growth Fund on March 27, 2020 Rocketship Public Schools, a high-performing public charter network with elementary schools in California, Nashville, Milwaukee, and DC (and soon Texas), launched distance learning a…

Introducing the Distance Learning Launchpad

  Schools are closed, but learning shouldn’t stop. In this time of crisis, Rocketship teachers, leaders, and network support team members have come together to find new ways to advance student learning, support our teachers, and strengthen our communities. Now we’re sharing our lessons, tips, tutori…

How Rocketship Makes Distance Learning Fun

We just wrapped up week one of distance learning! We are so proud of how engaged our teachers, students, and families were, we wanted to give you a glimpse of the fun for yourselves. You can learn more about our Facebook Live morning launch, end of day landing, virtual lessons, bedtime stories and m…

5 Things We Loved About Day 1 of Distance Learning

We did it, Rocketeers! We made it through Day 1 of distance learning and we couldn’t be more impressed and proud of everyone involved. From principals kicking off the day with fun-filled virtual launches to staff and families coming together at our Facebook live for lunch to virtually cuddling up fo…

10 Children’s Podcasts to Enjoy During School Closures

Are you looking for educational activities for your child this week? To help you navigate recent school closures, Rocketship’s team of educational experts shared their top children’s podcasts so young learners can stay entertained. 1. Stories Podcast This child-friendly podcast performs a new story …

Despite COVID-19 Crisis, Rocketeers Continue Learning

Dear friends, Today started like most days at Rocketship. It started with morning launch – a daily ritual when we come together as an entire school community to sing, dance,  celebrate our core values, and motivate our students for the day ahead. But today, our morning launch was entirely virtual. R…
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Rocketship Public Schools Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rocketship Public Schools founded?

    Rocketship Public Schools was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Rocketship Public Schools key executives?

    Rocketship Public Schools's key executives are Preston Smith, Deborah McGriff and Alex Terman.

  • How many employees does Rocketship Public Schools have?

    Rocketship Public Schools has 723 employees.

  • Who are Rocketship Public Schools competitors?

    Competitors of Rocketship Public Schools include Dalian University of Technology, JoyTunes and StormWind.

  • Where is Rocketship Public Schools headquarters?

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

  • Where are Rocketship Public Schools offices?

    Rocketship Public Schools has an office in Redwood City.

  • How many offices does Rocketship Public Schools have?

    Rocketship Public Schools has 1 office.