Mission and Vision

Vision

Empowered communities with high-quality public schools for all students


Mission

We advocate for and support high-quality charter public schools that meet the needs of systemically underserved students.


Values

Community, Diversity, Excellence, Innovation, Partnership


Theory of Action

In Washington, opportunity and results gaps disproportionately impact students of color, students from low-income backgrounds, students with disabilities, English language learners, and other systemically underserved students and communities. Although we know the roots of these gaps extend beyond the walls of schools, we believe that great public schools are fundamental to changing the lives of young people and empowering communities.

WA Charters believes
All students deserve high-quality public school options that meet their needs and prepare them to achieve success in college, career, and life.

Therefore
To transform the life outcomes of students with the greatest needs, WA Charters must address opportunity and achievement gaps by advocating for and supporting a robust sector of high-quality charter public schools through strategic communications, a legal and political ground game, parent organizing, school incubation, and member services.

Which will show
What is possible for students when schools use resources creatively and are built to be responsive to students’ needs in a legal and political environment where all public schools can thrive.

Which will impact
The broader public education system for Washington students and communities. Through example and partnership, charter public schools will improve student outcomes across Washington.

Impact Public Schools started their diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) professional development series yesterday with a great presentation from Cheyenne Batista and Firefly Worldwide Inc, committing to making IPS an inclusive space for all. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools made an appearance at New Holly this weekend and connected with both new and current students! ... See MoreSee Less

Ashé Preparatory Academy educators had a great time at the #SkywayFestival connecting with their community! Learn more about Ashé Preparatory Academy here: www.asheprep.org/ ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools staff had a great day of team building where they conquered fears and grew stronger as a unit. This awesome team really knows how to work hard and have fun all at the same time! ... See MoreSee Less

Innovation High School loves to highlight the amazing and creative work their students are involved with. Daniel, a junior at IHS, is a great designer who loves to create leather pieces. Here are a few examples of his talent. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools spent an evening listening to the perspectives of their founding family members while sharing an Ethiopian meal at one of their favorite local restaurants. They are now preparing to make home visits to all the new families they are welcoming into their school. ... See MoreSee Less

Ashé Preparatory Academy is hard at work preparing for their opening and start of the school year! ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools Community Outreach Ambassador team spent the day meeting new families at the Othello International Festival and Parade! ... See MoreSee Less

Pinnacles Prep had a great time participating in the Cherry Festival! ... See MoreSee Less

Learn more about Summit Olympus where 100% of graduates were accepted to four-year colleges earning about $2 MILLION in scholarships, grants & financial aid! Register today at: olympus.summitps.org/ or consider attending the next Open House Dinner on Thursday, Sept 5th at 6pm. You can contact the office at (253) 444-9781. ... See MoreSee Less

Impact Public Schools scholars love math! Last year, 88% of students met or exceeded growth targets in Math on the NWEA nationally norm referenced assessment. Staff is prepping for year two with professional development training from a national expert and original author of Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI). ... See MoreSee Less

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