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Edward W. Brooke Charter School

The Edward W. Brooke Charter School is an open-enrollment public school in Roslindale, MA. Brooke serves 475 Boston Public Schools students in grades K-8. Brooke scholars are 98% black and Latino; 78% qualify for free and reduced lunch. Brooke was founded in 2002 under the guiding belief that great teaching is the solution to the achievement gap.  In 2011, the Brooke board was granted charters for two new K-8 schools.  Brooke 2 opened in August 2011 and is currently serving 168 Boston families.  Brooke 3 Charter School is scheduled to open in August, 2012.  There are currently over 3,000 families on waiting lists to attend Brooke schools.

www.ebrooke.org/

Entrepreneur
Jon Clark, Kimberly Steadman
Founded
2002
Financial Model
Nonprofit
NewSchools Investment
$1,187,500

Team Board Members

  1. Lauren Kushman