THE SOUTH IS HOME TO
THE LOWEST ODDS
A child in the Deep South has the lowest odds of going from the bottom of the income distribution to the top.
Only 11 percent of Nashville students scored at least a 21 on the ACT last year — which means 89 percent are not prepared for college.
51ST OF 51
Mississippi is ranked last in the country for academic achievement.
NOT ONLY ARE WE FALLING BEHIND ON THE SKILLS OF TODAY, we’re not teaching the skills of tomorrow.
1 MILLION UNFILLED JOBS
By 2020, there will be an estimated 1,000,000 unfilled jobs in Computer Science.
Only 48 Black and Latino students took AP Computer Science in Tennessee
$70,000 AVERAGE SALARY
Graduates with a Computer Science degree earn an average salary of $70,000 and earn 40 percent more than the average college graduate.
Over the next 15 years, historic impediments to equality will be dismantled by people who solve problems using technology.
Our schools will be the catalyst for this colossal change.
We lead public charter schools that reimagine public education in the South.
We don’t just help our scholars catch up — we give them a competitive advantage by teaching them the skills of tomorrow.
We are shattering odds for kids in the south.
We lead some of the highest performing public schools in Tennessee.
Liberty Collegiate was one of only nine schools in Tennessee to rank in the top 5 percent for student growth AND performance in 2015.
To date, Liberty Collegiate and Nashville Prep are the only two charter schools in Tennessee history to earn this dual distinction.