What does Paul Tough say about EL Education?

EL Education:

30 states

with schools in the network

152 schools

across the US in our network

50,000 students

in EL Education schools

We work with all kinds of schools:

District and charter, from kindergarten through 12th grade, serving populations that reflect the diversity of our country.

Diverse Grades*

Diverse Locations*

Diverse Governance*

Diverse Population of Students*

*Data from 2012-2013. All highly implementing schools in the EL Education network are included in these analyses.

Where our model is closely implemented, we see gains for all groups of students.

Students in EL Education schools outperform peers

Average percent of students proficient on state Reading/English Language Arts test, difference between students in our schools and their peers in the district.*

Average percent of students proficient on state math test, difference between students in our schools and their peers in the district.*

More time in the EL Education Network is linked to higher student performance

Percent of schools outperforming the other schools in their district on the state reading tests, by number of years in the our network.*

Percent of schools outperforming the other schools in their district on the state math tests, by number of years in the our network.*

*Data from 2012-2013. All highly implementing schools in the EL Education network are included in these analyses.

Independent Research Study demonstrates gains over time for students in EL Education middle schools

After three years of attending a school in the EL Education network, students gain an average of 10 months in math achievement.

After three years of attending a school in the EL Education network, students gain an average of 7 months in reading achievement.

Find more information on the study by Mathematica Policy Research here.

100 % College Acceptance

Our goal for each student is college acceptance. In our exemplary high schools, 100% college acceptance is the standard.

2014

  • Brooklyn Collaborative: Brooklyn, NY
  • Capital City Public Charter School: Washigton DC
  • Codman Academy: Boston, MA
  • Leaders: Brooklyn, NY
  • Mapleton EL School for the Arts: Thornton, CO
  • Northpoint EL Academy: Prescott, AZ
  • Springfield Renaissance School: Springfield, MA
  • Tapestry Charter School: Buffalo, NY
  • WHEELS: New York, NY

2013

  • Brooklyn Collaborative: Brooklyn, NY
  • Capital City Public Charter School: Washigton DC
  • Codman Academy: Boston, MA
  • Leaders: Brooklyn, NY
  • Mapleton EL School for the Arts: Thornton, CO
  • Northpoint EL Academy: Prescott, AZ
  • Springfield Renaissance School: Springfield, MA

2012

  • Brooklyn Collaborative: Brooklyn, NY
  • Capital City Public Charter School: Washigton DC
  • Codman Academy: Boston, MA
  • Leaders: Brooklyn, NY
  • Mapleton EL School for the Arts: Thornton, CO
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