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Table: CMOs Supported by NewSchools Venture Fund

June 14, 2005 1 min read

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Charter-management organizations, or CMOs, are nonprofit groups formed to start and run centrally managed systems of brand-name charter schools. The San Francisco-based NewSchools Venture Fund supports a portfolio of CMOs.

CMO Web Site Geographic
Focus
Grades Schools Students Served
Aspire Public Schools www.aspirepublicschools.org California K-12 11 3,900
Green Dot Public Schools www.greendotpublicschools.org Los Angeles area 9-12 5 1,400
Partnerships to Uplift Communities www.pucschools.org Los Angeles area K-8 6 1,050
Inner City Education Foundation www.icefla.org Los Angeles area K-12 3 550+
Leadership Public Schools www.leadps.org Northern California 9-12 2 300+
Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools www.laalliance.org Los Angeles area 9-12 1 200
California Total: 28 74,000
Amistad Academy / Achievement First www.achievementfirst.org Conn. and N.Y. K-8 3 420
Lighthouse Academies www.lighthouse-academies.org East Coast /Midwest K-8 1 120
Mastery Charter High School www.masterycharter.org Philadelphia,
Pa.
9-12 1 400
East Coast Total: 5 840
Noble Street Charter High School www.goldentigers.com Chicago 9-12 1 475
Perspectives www.perspectivescs.org Chicago 6-12 1 275
Chicago Total: 2 750