We measure our success based on the success of our students and are focused on the goal of all Envision Schools’ graduates going to and succeeding in college. Through our innovative and rigorous model and our dedicated teachers, Envision Education erases the achievement gap for its disadvantaged students.
|National Averages||Envision Schools|
|High School Grads Attending College||60%*||99%|
|First Generation to go to College||16%**||75%|
|African American College Attendance||32%***||98%|
|Hispanic College Attendance||25%***||99%|
|First Year College Persistence||70%**||90%|
*Bureau of Labor
**“First in My Family,” a report by Higher Education Research Institute, UCLA
***American Council on Education, 2008
At Envision, we know that, given the right support and learning model, our students can overcome incredible odds and achieve things even they did not think possible. “As a freshman, my son would say ‘if I get to go to college.’ By the end of his sophomore year, he started to say, ‘when I go to college.’” – Tiffany, parent
99% of Envision’s 2016 graduates went on to college. And once they get there, 90% of Envision graduates stay in college beyond their first year; this is called persistence, and it’s the most significant indicator in predicting successful college graduation.
Our past graduates have been accepted to Stanford, UCLA, Wesleyan, Mills College, UC Davis, UC Berkeley among many, many others. Our 2015 graduates were accepted to the following 4-year institutions:
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
In May of 2015, the California Department of Education (DOE) announced that two Envision Education schools – City Arts & Technology High School (CAT) in San Francisco and Envision Academy of Arts & Technology (EA) in Oakland – are recipients of the DOE’s 2015 Gold Ribbon Schools Award; read our announcement here.
The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) conferred six-year accreditation, the best possible result and a rarity among first-time charter applicants, to all three of Envision’s high schools.
Envision Learning Partners, our consulting division, has worked to bring the Envision approach to schools and districts around the country through evaluation, training, and professional development. We have partnered with more than 800 teachers and leaders in more than 20 school networks, impacting the learning of at least 82,500 students.