Uncommon Seniors Featured on Good Morning America

ABC News’ Good Morning America featured the stories of three Uncommon seniors and the path to their dream college through the early decision process.

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Teaching What Really Matters In Math

Discover how we created a vision for math instruction across grades 5 through 12, along with concrete examples of the ways in which that vision guides instructional supports and practices today.

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Excellence Boys scholars and their performing arts teacher appeared on
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Teaching at Uncommon Schools - Our Stories

"I've taught at many schools before, and never felt this level of support for myself or for the students.”

Teachers share their stories about what makes Uncommon Schools an exciting place to be.

Extended Opportunities in High School

The HS 2.0 program gives students the opportunity to discover new passions and learn from industry experts outside the traditional classroom.

Dreaming Big

“I realized that now I can do anything. The world is going to need me.”

Alumnus Brandon Burke and school leaders speak about the love and support Uncommon students receive on their path to achieve their dreams.

Broad Prize Winner

We received the 2013 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools and were also a finalist in 2018. This prize honors public charters with the best academic outcomes for students from low-income backgrounds.

96% Accepted

Since 1997, 96% of our 5,000 high school graduates have been accepted to 2- or 4-year colleges. Students from Uncommon Schools graduate from college at 4x the rate of their lowest income peers nationally.

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National Recognition

According to a study by Stanford University's CREDO, Uncommon Schools students make the greatest academic gains of any large charter network in the country.

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