Something happens in a room full of educators. Ideas get bigger, barriers shrink, defy-the-odds notions feel downright within reach. We believe in these rooms — in the power of bringing together our country’s fiercest believers in the capacity of kids to help them set it free. At the Robertson Center, makers of magical classrooms find the content, conversation and community they need to accelerate their inspiring work.
Success Academy’s 47 free public schools serve over 17,000 K-12 students across New York City. These scholars — 76% of whom come from low-income households and all of whom are admitted by random lottery — are the highest performing in New York State.