School partners

Our partners

Springboard partners with school networks from coast to coast. We are honored to have major vendor agreements with some of the nation’s largest school districts, as well as longstanding relationships with charter and parochial schools. Though we serve a broad and diverse range of school communities, they all have something in common: they demand the best for their students and invest in partnerships that help them thrive. Learn more about Springboard’s presence in each city below!

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, PA

Springboard was founded in Philadelphia in 2012. Springboard’s partnerships in Philadelphia include long-term relationships with the school district, charters, and Catholic schools. We are proud to partake in the city’s rich tradition of innovation; Philadelphia is Springboard’s ‘test kitchen’ where we often pilot new offerings before rolling them out nationally.

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Schools

700+

Students

1,000+

Parents

46+

Teachers
Washington, DC

Washington, DC

Springboard was first brought to DC through a partnership with DC Public Schools in 2016. This has been among our most fruitful and fastest growing relationships— DCPS is tied with San Francisco Unified for Springboard’s largest district partnership!

9

Schools

900+

Students

1,100+

Parents

60+

Teachers
New York, NY

New York, NY

In 2017, Springboard conducted programming in NYC for the first time. Our founding school partners included Public Prep, PAVE, and Global Community Charter School. Since then, we have also established partnerships with district schools in collaboration with the United Way, Pinkerton Foundation, and Heckscher Foundation. We are thrilled to more than triple Springboard’s reach in New York in just our second year there.

9

Schools

950+

Students

1,100+

Parents

63+

Teachers
Oakland, CA

Oakland, CA

Springboard expanded to Oakland in 2015 in partnership with Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) and Education For Change and with anchor funding from the GreenLight Fund, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, and the Rogers Family Foundation.

In 2016, we introduced Springboard Afterschool, which helped to accelerate reading progress for 134 kids at 3 sites. Our afterschool work continued in 2017 as we added a new school to the participating cohort.

In Summer 2017, Springboard ran programming at 10 schools serving 1,000+ kids; training 1,200+ parents; coaching 65+ teachers; and supporting 10+ school leaders. In Summer 2018, Springboard will continue serving East and West Oakland school communities, and is a strategic partner for CUES and Futures Elementary Schools that are leveraging School Improvement Grant dollars to drive literacy outcomes for their students.

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Schools

700+

Students

1,000+

Parents

46+

Teachers
San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA

Springboard launched in San Francisco in Summer 2017 through a partnership with the San Francisco Unified School District. We served 120 students; trained 150+ parents; and coached 8 teachers as part of a single-site pilot in the Bayview neighborhood.

Based on the pilot’s initial success and boosted by a 5-year investment from San Francisco’s Department of Children, Youth and their Families, Springboard is expanding to serve 960 scholars and their families across 8 elementary schools in Summer 2018. Further, Springboard classrooms will act as training ground for new teachers from the district’s internal credentialing program who will support Springboard teachers with instruction.

This hits close to home… literally. San Francisco is home to Springboard’s CEO as well as the Bay Area Executive Director.

Along with Oakland and San Jose, San Francisco offers Springboard an essential platform for making an impact across the Bay Area.

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Schools

850+

Students

1,000+

Parents

60+

Teachers
San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA

Springboard was launched in San Jose in Summer 2017 through a partnership with Alum Rock Unified Elementary School District and with anchor funding from The Peery and Shortino Foundations.

In the first year of the partnership, Springboard served 315 students, trained 400+ parents; coached 21+ teachers; and supported 3+ school leaders in the district. The program generated 3.1 months of reading gains during the 5-week intervention. Based on this success, the district contracted with Springboard to facilitate Springboard Afterschool at four schools in early 2018, where the program generated 4.3 months of gains in the 10-week program cycle.

In Summer 2018, Springboard will expand to serve 420 students and their families across four school communities in Alum Rock.

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Schools

450+

Students

600+

Parents

30+

Teachers
Norwalk, CT

Norwalk, CT

Springboard is expanding to Norwalk in 2018 by launching summer programming in partnership with Norwalk Public Schools and with anchor funding from the Herbert & Nell Singer Foundation. We are thrilled to build lasting capacity in 4 district schools, where:

• 400+ students will improve their reading
• 500+ parents will learn to be effective home literacy coaches
• 25+ teachers will improve their instructional practices through rigorous coaching
• 4 teacher-leaders will participate in a valuable management experience

We are eager to follow a successful launch with rapid growth and year-round programming to meet the needs of Norwalk school communities.

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Schools

400+

Students

500+

Parents

25+

Teachers
Wilmington, DE

Wilmington, DE

Springboard is expanding to Wilmington by launching summer programming in 2018. We are thrilled to build lasting capacity in 4 school communities, where:

• 300+ students will improve their reading
• 400+ parents will learn to be effective home literacy coaches
• 24 teachers will improve their instructional practices through rigorous coaching
• 4 teacher-leaders will participate in a valuable management experience

We are eager to follow a successful launch with rapid growth to meet the needs of Wilmington school communities.

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Schools

300+

Students

400+

Parents

24+

Teachers
Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD

Springboard is expanding to Baltimore in 2018 by launching summer programming in partnership with City Schools. We are thrilled to serve 7 school communities at three program locations, where:

• 600+ students will improve their reading
• 700+ parents will learn to be effective home literacy coaches
• 30+ teachers will improve their instructional practices through rigorous coaching
• 6 teacher-leaders will participate in a valuable management experience

We are eager to follow a successful launch with rapid growth and year-round programming to meet the needs of Baltimore school communities.

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Schools

600+

Students

700+

Parents

30+

Teachers
Fresno, CA

Fresno, CA

Springboard’s first push into the Central Valley landed us in Fresno Unified as the result of seed funding from Halloran Philanthropies and Silver Giving Foundation. The program will target under-performing African-American students as part of the district’s achievement strategy for this population subgroup.

In Summer 2018, Springboard is poised to serve 210 students at one central hub school and will provide technical assistance to middle school leaders who will modify our curriculum and program structure to meet the literacy needs of 6th-8th graders. In partnership with district leaders, we’ll be studying this program twist closely to gauge lessons learned that might later be applied to expand our program offerings to include middle-schoolers.

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Schools

200+

Students

300+

Parents

13+

Teachers

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