GreatSchools Launches Expanded School Rating System for Parents in California

Parents to Find Information on More Factors that Have an Impact on Student Success

OAKLAND, CA – September 21, 2017 — GreatSchools—the leading nonprofit provider of trusted school information—is rolling out new school ratings for all schools nationally, starting with California. Parents in California now have expanded information about important aspects of schools—including course access, student progress, and equity—that can help them support their children’s education and take action to improve their local schools.


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Education Index Identifies 500 Schools where Low Income Students Outpace National Average for More Affluent Peers

Unprecedented analysis of low-income student achievement in large U.S. cities gives reason for both optimism and concern; highlights limitations and potential of state and local data

OAKLAND, Calif., June 20, 2017 – The performance of students from low-income families matches or exceeds that of their more advantaged peers in reading and math at 500 schools identified using the Education Equality Index (EEI), released today. The Index, which aims to create a nationally comparative measure of low-income student achievement, analyzed data for over 55,000 schools nationwide. The public website features the academic performance of students from low-income families in 213 of the 300 largest cities in America, according to school-age population, and which had available data.
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GreatSchools to Collaborate with U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Highlighting Access to Educational Equity and Opportunity Nationwide

Civil Rights Data Collection to be included on GreatSchools.org for the first time

Oakland, CA, June 7, 2016 — GreatSchools, a national nonprofit and digital platform for school information, announces today a collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights to provide important school data to all American families about access to
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GreatSchools Identifica las Mejores Escuelas Secundarias en la Área de la Bahía para Familias Latinas

Las mejores escuelas garantizando la mejor oportunidad para estudiantes Latinos

Oakland, CA, 18 de mayo de 2016 — GreatSchools, una organización nacional sin fines de lucro ayudando a los padres acceder a la información que necesiten para apoyar el aprendizaje de sus hijos, publicó hoy una lista de las Mejores Escuelas Secundarias en la Área de la Bahía
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GreatSchools Identifies Top Bay Area High Schools for Latino Families

Top schools are providing the best opportunity for Latino students

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Oakland, CA, May 18 2016 — GreatSchools, a national nonprofit helping parents access the information they need to support their child’s learning, released today a list of the Top Bay Area High Schools for Latino Students. The list features exceptional high schools in the
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