Uncommon Schools Overview

  • www.uncommonschools.org
  • New York, NY
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Primary & Secondary Schools
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

Uncommon Schools is a nonprofit organization that starts and manages outstanding urban public charter schools that close the achievement gap and prepare students in high-poverty, high-need areas to graduate from college. Uncommon currently manages 54 schools serving more than 20 ...

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Uncommon Schools Reviews

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Pros

Amazing Team, Staff and teachers. So much growth in the time, I have been part of Roxbury Prep. From my children getting the best of education from teachers who are always 100% invested.

Cons

Long School Days, can sometimes be a bit demanding.

Advice to Management

Team work, and leaning on staff that have longevity. Not re inventing the wheel. Look at how things have been done in prior years.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Uncommon Schools

3.6
(236 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to achieving our mission of preparing every student to go to and through college. We believe that students deserve to see themselves reflected in the adults around them, and that diverse, equitable and inclusive teams are strong teams.

  • TEACHER & LEADER DIVERSITY: We have proudly built schools where more than 60% of our teachers and staff identify as a person of color—three times higher than the national average -- as well as over half of our school principals and 50% of our Executive Team. We continue to work actively to cultivate and strengthen diversity at all levels of our organization through hiring, rete

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Uncommon Schools Interviews

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Positive59%
Negative20%
Neutral22%
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Applied online75%
Employee Referral12%
Recruiter6%
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    Interview

    Started with a Phone call, then Virtual meet, the next day was Demo Lesson (virtual), and ended with a Phone call and offer. They were polite and shared a common goal.
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Uncommon Schools Awards & Accolades

  • Broad Prize for Public Charter SchoolsThe Broad Foundation2013

Pledges & Certifications

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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What is paid time off like at Uncommon Schools?

...Great benefits and time off...

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