Top Bay Area Middle-Secondary Level Education Nonprofits to Give To
recommended by 96 Bay Area Middle-Secondary Education experts Top 15 Bay Area Middle-Secondary Education Nonprofits at
#1 Aspire Public Schools Aspire Public Schools' mission is to enrich students' lives and reshape local public school systems by increasing the academic performance of California's diverse students, developing effective educators, and sharing successful practices with other forward-thinking educators.
#2 KIPP Bay Area KIPP Bay Area Schools helps students develop the knowledge, skills, and character needed to succeed in college and the competitive world beyond by operating tuition-free, college-preparatory public charter schools in under-served neighborhoods.
#3 New Leaders Our mission is to ensure high academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color, by developing transformational school leaders and advancing the policies and practices that allow great leaders to succeed.
#4 College Track At College Track, our ultimate goal is to transform low-income communities into places where college readiness and college graduation are the norms.
#5 Eastside College Preparatory School At Eastside College Preparatory School we are committed to opening new doors for students historically underrepresented in higher education. Our challenging and engaging curriculum enables students to discover their intellectual strengths, sharpen their academic skills, and embrace new opportunities in a culture of learning that supports the potential of every student to enter and succeed in a four-year college and beyond. Eastside students who are the first in their families to go to college create a ripple effect, changing their own lives, the lives of their families, and the life of their community.
#6 Summer Search Summer Search is a high-impact program that gives low-income students the opportunities and support they need to transform their lives, achieve their own potential, and create change as role models and everyday leaders.
#7 Aim High The mission of Aim High is to inspire a life-long love of learning and instill a sense of community, opportunity, and respect so that students are prepared for success in school and life.
#8 Education Trust (West) The Education Trust-West works for the high academic achievement of all students at all levels, kindergarten through college, and to forever close the achievement gaps separating low-income students and students of color from other youth. Our basic tenet is this — All children will learn at high levels when they are taught to high levels.
#9 Envision Schools Envision Schools was founded in June 2002 as a 501(c)(3) charter school management organization to bring high quality college preparatory education to communities with the greatest need, with the goal of sending all the organization's students to college. Envision Schools targets underserved urban youth, particularly those who are first in their families to attend college, in communities of color and neighborhoods served by underperforming public schools.
#10 Downtown College Prep DCP prepares underachieving students—who will be the first in their families to go to college—to thrive at four-year universities. DCP has a singular goal for every student: DCP graduates will enroll in and graduate from a four-year college. DCP recognizes that its students need a rigorous curriculum that builds college-ready skills and a school culture that develops their college aspirations. DCP performance outcomes are designed to promote academic resilience and independence among students in order to prepare them for the challenge of college.
#11 National Equity Project At the National Equity Project, we believe every child has a right to a quality education. We coach people to become the powerful leaders who make good on that promise. We provide comprehensive services to build culture, conditions, and competencies for excellence and equity in districts, schools, classrooms, nonprofit organizations, and communities.
#12 First Graduate First Graduate's mission is the help students finish high school and become the first in their families to graduate from college.
#13 BUILD Founded in 1999, BUILD’s mission is to use entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college success. We believe that the power of student ideas in action drives youth to reach their fullest potential in school and beyond. Our four-year high school program offers a unique blend of entrepreneurship, academics, and personal support that attracts and motivates many students who are otherwise at high risk of failing classes and dropping out of high school.
#14 River Charter School Our purpose is to educate sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students to be responsible, respectful self-motivated learners who make positive contributions to their communities. We will accomplish this with the collaboration of teachers, parents and students who provide a nurturing learning environment that emphasizes academic competence, creative expression, and personal and social responsibility and models the values we want our students to learn.
#15 Silicon Valley Education Foundation Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF) focuses on raising student performance in the critical areas of math and science across all 33 Santa Clara County school districts. Our goal is to be the leading advocate for public education in our region. We are known for our clear focus on achieving results, partnering, and emphasizing creativity and innovation. Beyond serving students, teachers, and administrators, we provide value to the larger community by making investing in education easy.
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