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Charter Management Organization Overview
Charter Management Organization Description
In 2006, John Danner, founder and former CEO of NetGravity, and Preston Smith, principal of the highest performing school in San Jose, Calif., founded Rocketship Education (“Rocketship”), a nonprofit charter management organization. They aspire for Rocketship Education to serve one million low-income, urban elementary students across the nation. According to Rocketship, it is the first elementary school blended-learning model. Currently, Rocketship manages three elementary schools in San Jose. The founders plan to expand nationally in 2014.
San Jose, California
Mateo Sheedy Elementary
Si Se Puede Academy
Los Suenos Academy
Rocketship Southside Community Prep
Rocketship Nashville Elementary