This page focuses on helpful articles, and insights into some of the anomalies and patterns we see as we work through large amounts of information. We hope these insights spark debate and help you form your own, well researched opinions.
For millions of Americans, October means football, pumpkins and college applications. As parents, you have been planning for years to get your kids armed and ready for college and their futures. The coming months are a crucial time and require good planning, organization and a focus on establishing which schools are a good fit for your student.
Schoolie is thrilled to announce that as of today, parents in every California city will have much-needed access to important facts about high schools in their areas. This information is long overdue; until now, parents have had to rely on only test scores and hearsay to make decisions about where to send their children to school. Finally, 8.5 million California families are getting the transparency they deserve.
Every day our researchers are sifting through reams of data. And, when we come across a school that is just rocking it, we want to tell the world about it.
Whether you live in “tony” “trendy” ‘techy” San Francisco you need to understand if your local school has what it takes to compete with the awesome kids Thurgood Marshall is molding and shaping.
This is the first in a series of blog posts about our quest for information, underscoring some of the issues and roadblocks we’ve encountered along the way. We hope it will help to give parents and educators insight and perspective on some of the life-changing data we’ve identified that should see the light of day.
Schoolie provides the most comprehensive school comparison service available in the U.S., designed to help families compare local schools and make the best choice for their kids. We know we’re still young, and we’re constantly evolving, but our 1.0 vision is solidly rooted in these seven guiding principles.