Aspire Public Schools – Raising Student Achievement in Los Angeles
Across the state of California, Aspire Public Schools serves approximately 6,000 students from grades K-12 in 22 locations in the Bay Area, Central Valley and Los Angeles. Aspire seeks to transform individual lives, and inspire the social renaissance of entire neighborhoods, through quality education. The cornerstone of its model is summed up the organization’s philosophy “College for Certain.”
Nearly 1,000 kindergarten to 8th grade students, mostly Hispanic and living in low-income areas of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the most academically challenged and lowest performing school district in California, are enrolled in the Los Angeles area’s first Aspire Public Schools.