Compare Achievement First vs Explore Schools BETA

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Achievement First

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Explore Schools

Employee Ratings

  • Achievement First scored higher in 1 area: Senior Management.
  • Explore Schools scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 565 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 85 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.2
Explore Schools employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Achievement First employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.6
Work-life balance
3.3
Explore Schools employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than Achievement First employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Culture & Values
3.8
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Achievement First Ceo Dacia Toll and Doug McCurry
66%
66%Dacia Toll and Doug McCurry
CEO Approval
Explore Schools Ceo Carrie Mauer and Christina Froeb
99%
99%Carrie Mauer and Christina Froeb
Explore Schools employees rated their CEO Approval 33% higher than Achievement First employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Explore Schools employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Achievement First employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
54%
Positive Business Outlook
55%

Salaries

Achievement First has 799 more total submitted salaries than Explore Schools.
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What Employees Say

  • "Professional development" was the most mentioned Pro at Achievement First.
  • "Staff members" was the most mentioned Pro at Explore Schools.
  • Achievement First had 72 more reviews than Explore Schools that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Scholars"(in 21 reviews)
Pros
"Staff members"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 112 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 83 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 11 reviews)
"Prep time"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Teacher, Elementary School

I have been working at Achievement First full-time for more than a year

Pros

Leadership is flexible and works well with teachers to accommodate what’s best for teachers and students. Great approach on managing student behavior as well family and student support is all time... high academically and socially

Cons

Long hours Work load but that is sorted out through effective converation

Current Employee - Upper School English Teacher

I have been working at Explore Schools full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Straightforward pay scale Opportunities for Growth

Cons

Support and adult culture is dependent on specific school Curriculum can at times feel limited by state test needs

Job Postings

Achievement First has 1 more recently posted open jobs than Explore Schools.