Schools that are beating the odds show us we should set the bar far higher for both schools and students. Innovate’s report, “Struggling Schools, Promising Solutions,” identified 122 schools in California that are beating the odds for low-income students – serving a majority of high-need students and achieving high levels of performance. Of all the high-performing schools in the state, five schools in Silicon Valley are identified as high-performing and have sustained that performance for three out of most recent five years looked at in our report. Innovate also identified eight schools in Silicon Valley as rising stars that met these criteria for one or both of the two most recent years for which data are available.

Schools that are Beating the Odds


See profiles of how these schools make it happen.