JONATHAN K. HAGE
PRESIDENT & CEO, CHARTER SCHOOLS USA, FORT LAUDERDALE
Charter Schools USA has more than 75,000 students at nearly 100 schools in five states. Hage founded the company in 1997. Charter Schools boasts an overall graduation rate of 94% for 2020. Two of its high schools graduated 100% of its seniors, and one school graduated 99%. From 2015 to 2020, Charter schools saw a 19-point improvement for black students and a 13-point improvement for Hispanic students. White students improved by nine points.
|EDUCATION||University of Colorado (BA), Georgetown University (MA)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||My wife and I are helping raise two boys from Haiti who are top high school tennis players.|
|WORRIES ABOUT||Politics negatively impacting even the best of ideas|
|SABBATICAL TOPIC||I’d study the ocean and the reefs that are in a constant battle to survive.|