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Faces of Growth
Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School (APB) alumna Sarai Flores is one of the many students whose academic trajectories have been dramatically changed since they arrived at a Green Dot school. “I was not a very good student; I felt like school wasn’t important, but my mindset changed when I came to APB. I went from failing all my classes to getting mostly As,” reflected Flores.
As he walked through the ivory columns of one of California’s most distinguished academic institution, Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School alumnus and valedictorian Jeramiah Winston asked himself, “Do I belong here?”Read More
We imagine a future when every child, regardless of what neighborhood they live in, can enjoy excellent public schools, safe streets, and fulfilling careers. With your partnership, we believe that our cities can achieve this dream.Read More
Green Dot Public Schools experienced many thrills during our graduation ceremonies in June. But the biggest one of all is the success of our thousands of graduating seniors. Making college dreams come true is really what drives everyone at Green Dot. We believe, we know, that a college education can be life-changing. We see proof of that each time one of our past grads returns to campus.Read More
Graduation season is always an inspirational time at Green Dot Public Schools. We honor our students as they realize their potential and walk the stage in cap and gown towards a successful future. To our grads: Keep it up!Read More
Today, the biggest driver of upward mobility is education. Without a college degree, half of those raised in the lowest-income families will remain in poverty throughout their adult lives. But with a college degree, nine out of ten will escape the poverty of their youth. The Green Dot Public Schools College Persistence Initiative seeks to close the college completion gap for low-income students.Read More