guiding their own learning, pursuing interests and reaching their full potential.
with the experience and flexibility to do what they do best - facilitate conversations, encourage critical thinking and inspire students.
that meet the needs of each student to make school a place where students and teachers love to be.
that enables student to drive their own learning and gives teachers the tools they need to run classrooms in new and better ways.
We provide funding to launch or redesign schools that are laboratories of innovation and proof points for what is possible. We help schools improve academics, innovate new models, and address equity to create better outcomes for kids.
The Silicon Schools Fund believes deeply in the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are guided by a belief that more diverse leadership creates better and more equitable outcomes and that students need to feel loved, cared for, and accepted as their authentic selves in order to create more just and successful communities.
Through their R&D, our schools test hypotheses and prototype new ways to run schools and classrooms. We support a portfolio of charter, district, and independent schools that serve a diverse mix of student demographics.
Through our Elevate Initiative we help schools partner with best-in-class support providers to implement the strongest math and ELA curriculums and coach teachers and principals to run highly successful classrooms.
By focusing our work in one region, we have built deep partnerships and relationships over more than a decade of work. The education organizations in our portfolio have strong connections amongst each other, creating some of the most fertile soil in which to work on improving education. The innovations and school models being created in this region serve as national demonstration sites of high quality learning and what is possible to improve education.