Venture Snapshot

Scholar Academies

Scholar Academies exists to close the achievement gap and to ensure every child can attend a high-quality public school

They are a national school operator  that improves educational equity by:

  • Transforming historically low-performing schools into high-quality college-prep school options for every neighborhood student
  • Acting as a thought partner with like-minded organizations to advance our educational systems to positively impact every student
  • Challenging the status quo and embracing innovation as a way to improve outcomes for every student

scholaracademies.org/

Entrepreneur
Lars Beck
Financial Model
Nonprofit
NewSchools Investment
$385,000 (2011), $154,000 (2014)