98% of our students are black and Latino. 90% are behind in school when they enter 6th grade but they rank in the [X]th percentile by the time they graduate. In the 2014-15 school year, only 2.3% of our students received a suspension.
Diversity is our biggest priority when hiring teachers. We look for diversity in culture, race, age, agenda, ideas, and experiences. On average, our teachers help their students to improve two grades per year. Our teacher turnover rate is just 1.5% per year.