We aim to close long-standing opportunity gaps for low-income and underserved students, empowering all students to thrive in high schools, colleges, and careers.

Students want to experience success in and beyond high school.

 But the roadblocks that many students experience during the transition to and through high school can prevent them from achieving their goals.  We collaborate to help all students realize and achieve their full potential.



95% of underserved middle school students aspire to a college education.


By the end of Grade 9, 2 in 3 students are on-track and can promote to Grade 10.


Less than 14% of low-income Grade 11 students achieve college readiness on the SAT.


"RISE has made me a better principal."


"I can’t say enough about the collaborative piece and the opportunity to learn from other districts working towards a common goal."

"We feel empowered with access to resources necessary to test change ideas."

"It is motivating to have a group who is investing in me, supporting me, and cheering me on."

"I feel we are part of something special."

"The best, the most valuable opportunity our district has had since I began working here."

"A collaboration designed to have a real impact on school improvement."

"An amazing opportunity to make positive and significant changes for our students."