Individual schools in this group include:

Fremont STEM Academy

Fostering ingenuity by encouraging passionate, innovative, and creative learners using real-world, hands-on experiences through Project-Based Learning (PBL) and STEM.

Odyssey Elementary School

Odyssey Elementary puts a 21st-century spin on a one-room schoolhouse. Our K-5 students learn in a mixed-grade, collaborative, open space where they are engaged in standards-driven instruction and hands-on, project-based […]


Our Mission Our mission is to graduate proficient, confident, and respectful young scholars with the educational and social skills necessary to compete in our ever-changing world. Our Goals Grow into […]

Shalom High School

The mission of Shalom High School is to allow at-risk students an opportunity to earn high school diplomas and to prepare students to be productive, successful adults, good citizens, and […]

The Brooklyn Transition Center P373K

The Brooklyn Transition Center is located in Bed- Stuy Brooklyn and part of the New York City Department of Education. The BTC serves students ages 13 – 21 with profound […]

School of Social Justice

EDUCATE Graduates of The School of Social Justice experience a unique education that is both academically rigorous and personalized. In addition to California Content State Standards and university requirements, the […]

Bancroft Elementary School

Bancroft Elementary provides all students with an excellent academic foundation as creative and critical thinkers who are empowered to act responsibly with respect for self, community, and the world. Bancroft […]

Ambassador School of Global Leadership

Ambassador School of Global Leadership (ASGL) is a teacher-powered LAUSD pilot school located in Los Angeles. ASGL is one of six pilot schools co-located on the Robert F. Kennedy Community […]

Ambassador School of Global Education

Our Mission: The Ambassador School of Global Education nurtures children, helping them experience success in academic and social settings with an appreciation of the various cultures, languages, and communities around […]

The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers

The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers recognizes that overcoming our planet’s environmental challenges is the biggest task facing the world today. We understand that as our economy becomes more […]

Athens Community School

Athens Community School is a small rural K-8 school that transitioned to teacher-powered in 2015.

Tri-County Early College

Tri-County Early College focuses on project-based learning, STEM-focused learning activities, competency-based assessment, experiential hands-on activities, college courses, 21st century skills, Tony Wagner’s survival skills, college visitation experiences each year, trust […]

NYC Lab School for Collaborative Studies

Inspired by the power of collaboration, the Lab School challenges students to soar intellectually and to act bravely in our complex world community. In living our mission, we: Embrace students […]

PROSE Schools

There are currently over 180 PROSE schools in New York City. While all of them are collaborative not all are teacher-powered. We are in the process of working with PROSE […]

STEM Center at Davie County High School

Within the North Carolina Common Core and Essential Standards that was implemented in 2012-2013 across the state, the Davie High STEM Center curriculum will emphasize connections within and between the […]

International Community High School

International Community High School aims to provide a quality education for a diverse population of recently arrived immigrants that will allow them to develop linguistic, cognitive and cultural skills necessary […]

Building 21 Philadelphia

Building 21 Philadelphia is a non-selective competency-based high school in the School District of Philadelphia. It is a new secondary model that seeks to facilitate an authentic learning experience that […]

Woods Learning Center

Woods promotes academics, creativity, and community taught by teams with a student to teacher ratio of 18:1. Instruction focuses on the whole child. Individual student choices are part of an […]

Impact Academy

Four Design Features Impact Academy at Orchard Lake Elementary is where learning is personalized, embedded in real life inquiry and impacts communities. Our vision is to create a personalized learning […]

Los Angeles High School of the Arts

Los Angeles High School of the Arts offers rigorous classes in theatre, dance and technical theatre; provide opportunities for students to be involved in our season of dramatic performances; and […]

Academy of Medical Arts

The Academy of Medical Arts values interdisciplinary educational experiences, the democratic process, student voice, shared leadership, community partners, and learning that extends beyond the school walls. Teamwork is a hallmark […]

ArTES (Art, Theater, and Entertainment School)

The Art, Theater, and Entertainment School (ArTES) has been granted increased autonomy by LAUSD to inspire and celebrate innovation. ArTES employs the power of technology to engage learning, and every […]

East LA Renaissance Academy

ELARA is a Pilot School, an innovative model developed in a collaboration of LAUSD, UTLA, and the LA Small Schools Center. It is a result of LAUSD’s Public School Choice […]

Workshop School

At the core of everything we do at the Workshop is project work. Projects must address a problem that is important to both the student and to society, and they […]

Social Justice Humanitas Academy

In the Social Justice Humanitas Academy, we treat each of our students as individuals, and we teach to their diverse learning needs. We prepare each and every one of our […]

Boston Teachers Union School

The BTU School teaches a broad curriculum, with a focus on integrated, thematic units. Students receive instruction in English, mathematics, science, history, geography, Spanish language, the arts, and physical education.

San Francisco Community School

SFCS is a Small School By Design in which teachers make learning interesting through science-based, challenge-driven projects. Students experience a strong sense of community because they are in multi-age classrooms, […]

UCLA Community School (UCS)

UCLA Community School is an innovative K-12 learning environment that prepares all students for college, work, and civic participation. The instructional program is community-based, learner-centered, and university-assisted. Building on the […]

Dr. Julian Nava Learning Academy (JNLA)

The mission of JNLA is to nurture students who are intrinsically motivated to prepare themselves for college and their future careers. By integrating relevant thematic units and real world applications […]

Alliance School Milwaukee

The Alliance School was the first school in the nation started with the mission of addressing bullying and helping others to do the same. Founded in 2005, Alliance continues to […]

John Greenleaf Whittier Elementary School

Whittier educators use a variety of instructional strategies to teach their students. Our computer technology is kept updated to reflect current trends within society. In addition, each classroom has full […]

Fenway High School

Teachers develop their own lesson plans, projects and materials to give students “multiple points of entry” to the curriculum. In other words, teachers use different modes of instruction e.g., lecture, […]

Boston Day and Evening Academy

Both the Day and Evening Academy programs serve over-age students (16-23 years old) who are graduating from middle school unprepared for high school, or who have attended high school, had […]

Another Course to College

The curriculum in all academic courses is rigorous, and designed to prepare students for four-year colleges. Classes are heterogeneously grouped and the academic expectations are the same for all students. […]

Hughes STEM High School

At the Hughes STEM High School, we have embraced the view that academic content should not be taught in isolation. Students will be immersed in rich, meaningful, STEM experiences through […]

Howard C. Reiche Community School

Our learning program follows district initiatives and includes differentiated instruction across all subject areas to accommodate our diverse learners.

Mathematics and Science Leadership Academy

Science, technology, and mathematics. Teachers have elected to use the district adopted curriculum and are able to modify it for their needs (they have a Science, Technology, and Math focus).

Boston Arts Academy

To be a true artist, one must also be a scholar. The academic curricula at Boston Arts Academy prepare a diverse community of aspiring artist-scholars to be successful in their […]

Academia de Lenguaje y Bellas Artes (ALBA)

The ALBA curriculum integrates fine arts and creative writing with emphasis on the Latino contribution and cultural arts. Bilingual school, with Spanish taught first (beginning literacy). In second grade, formal […]