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The world’s economy and job markets are changing, and St. Louis is not keeping up. Many of our schools are struggling to prepare children with the basic skills required. Existing approaches to solving regional problems are not yielding the results we need.

It’s time to chart a new path forward.

At The Opportunity Trust we are working to ensure that every child in St. Louis is prepared to lead a life of choice and dignity.


Did you know?

Just 5% of African-American students in St. Louis Public Schools are proficient in mathematics by the 8th grade

In Our Community

The Playbook

Check out "The Playbook" which was recently released by WEPOWER Tomorrow Builders and contains 17 community-designed steps on the path to a transformed early childhood education system.

Did you know?

White students in Saint Louis Public Schools are 4 times more likely to achieve proficiency in reading than black students, a gap that has doubled over the last 10 years

Reimagining Education

We Can Change This

Read our plan to dramatically increase the number of children who have access to a world-class school and the capacity for our education systems to continuously improve and innovate to meet the ever-changing demands of the 21st century.

The Opportunity Trust invests in educators and school systems eager to build the capacity required to make significant and measurable change.

If that's you, check out our opportunities