Rocketship is a national non-profit network of public elementary charter schools serving low-income communities with limited access to excellent schools. Founded in 2006, Rocketship is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation whose mission is to eliminate the achievement gap by building a scalable and sustainable school model that propels student achievement in underserved communities across the country. The core of Rocketship’s instructional model is a teacher-led, technology supported approach to personalized learning that matches each student with the right content at the right time utilizing the right method of instruction. By deeply engaging parents in their student’s learning and the school community, Rocketship develops parents who become lifelong advocates for their children and their community. Working alongside parents, community organizations, districts, and other charter schools, Rocketship is catalyzing a movement to eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime.
Founders: John Danner, Preston Smith