In the 2020–21 school year, we expect to serve more than
5,000 current and aspiring teachers across 19 campuses and 1,200 school leaders nationwide.
In total, our students will be impacting an estimated 400,000 PK-12 students.
These results compare to our launch year — 2011–12 — when we served 400 teachers in
New York and New Jersey.
More than 60% of Relay’s graduate student body self-identify as people of color. This compares to 18% and 20% respectively for teachers and leaders of color nationwide. Of our teaching residents, 70% self-identify as people of color.
To earn their degree, graduate students in the second year of the MAT program must
demonstrate that their PK-12 students have shown at least one year’s worth of growth in a
year’s time. On average, the PK-12 students taught by Relay’s class of 2016 grew 1.3 years
in reading performance in one year’s time — our data show that Relay-trained teachers
produce an additional 30% of student reading growth.
Additionally, 95% of 2016 master’s candidates met or exceeded their rigorous goals for
student achievement in terms of annual growth and standards mastery.