Breakthrough Schools D.C. Round 3 Grantees K-12 Breakthrough Models

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Primary Contact Name: 
Caroline Hill
Funding Framework: 
Grant Type: 
Planning Grant
Start Date: 
Fall 2017
Startup Type: 
Complete Redesign & New School
Breakthrough Schools: D.C. round 3 winners

Capital Village Schools

  • Grades Served: 6-12
    Startup Type: New School
    Operator Type: Charter
    Students Served: TBD
     
  • Hallmark Features: Micro-schools, community partnerships, learning in the community

D.C. Montessori Middle/High School

  • Grades Served: 6-12
    Startup Type: New School
    Operator Type: Charter
    Students Served: TBD
     
  • Hallmark Features: Grounded in student development, off-site farm, integrated social justice curriculum

DCPS Opportunity Academies:
Ballou STAY, Luke C. Moore, Roosevelt STAY, Washington Metropolitan High School

  • Grades Served: Ages 16-24
    Startup Type: Complete Redesign
    Operator: District of Columbia Public Schools
    Operator Type: District
    Students Served: 1,700
     
  • Hallmark Features: Alternative schools, Summit Learning Platform

Digital Pioneers Academy

  • Grades Served: 6-12
    Startup Type: New School
    Operator Type: Charter
    Students Served: TBD
     
  • Hallmark Features: High-level computer science, group advisories, erasing the digital divide

Kaizen, Ikigai, Kintsukuroi, Hansei (KIKH) High School

  • Grades Served: 9-12
    Startup Type: New School
    Operator Type: Charter
    Students Served: TBD
     
  • Hallmark Features: Technical study combined with personal and intellectual growth, Japanese principles of continuous improvement, raison d'etre, self- and communal-care, and relentless reflection

Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) Career Academy

  • Grades Served: Disconnected youth, grade 11 to adult
    Startup Type: Complete Redesign
    Operator Type: Charter
    Students Served: 190
     
  • Hallmark Features: Researching and rewriting performance measures for schools serving high-need populations to encompass more expansive measures of student success

(MS)2 Howard University Public Charter Middle School of Mathematics and Science

  • Grades Served: 6-8
    Startup Type: Complete Redesign
    Operator Type: Charter
    Students Served: 266
     
  • Hallmark Features: Problem-solving, student learning plans, social-emotional learning for students of color

The Next Step Public Charter School

  • Grades Served: Disconnected youth, ages 18-24
    Startup Type: Complete Redesign
    Operator Type: Charter
    Students Served: 393
     
  • Hallmark Features: Flexible programming, pace, and focus, restorative practices, holistic youth development

North Star College Preparatory Academy for Boys

  • Grades Served: 9-12
    Startup Type: New School
    Operator Type: Charter
    Students Served: TBD
     
  • Hallmark Features: Deep personal relationships and high expectations, "boy-focused" pedagogy and practices

Orr Elementary School

  • Grades Served: PK-8
    Startup Type: Complete Redesign
    Operator: District of Columbia Public Schools
    Operator Type: District
    Students Served: 421
     
  • Hallmark Features: Personalized learning trajectories, Matchbook Learning Accelerator

Smithsonian School

  • Grades Served: 5-12
    Startup Type: New School
    Operator Type: Charter
    Students Served: TBD
     
  • Hallmark Features: Learning in the community, STEAM-oriented curriculum, place-based learning

Truesdell Education Campus

  • Grades Served: PK-8
    Startup Type: Complete Redesign
    Operator: District of Columbia Public Schools
    Operator Type: District
    Students Served: 588
     
  • Hallmark Features: Empowering students to disrupt systemic racism, mentoring focused on identity development  

Youth Services Center

  • Grades Served: Adjudicated youth, ages 16-21
    Startup Type: Complete Redesign
    Operator: Department of Youth Rehabilitation
    Operator Type: District partnership
    Students Served: 421
     
  • Hallmark Features: Individualization, virtual reality technology, tailored advisories and mentorship for adjudicated youth