We believe every kid deserves to learn and grow in an environment that puts them first. We’re raisingcharter school financing that can transform schools into safe, vibrant learning spaces. From providing funds for critical building maintenance, to creating new opportunities for learning, here are some of the ways Wonderful Foundations is making a difference in charterschools.
Covered walkways for STARS
Sandhills Theatre Arts Renaissance School (STARS) in NC has tripled enrollment over the past 10 years to over 700 students. With support from WF, the school completed 2 phases of expansion, including 10 new classrooms, admin space, and most recently the addition of covered walkways connecting buildings and brand new sidewalks.
Thanks to support from WF, FIT academy in MN converted the back of their cafeteria to two classrooms for small group teaching and 1:1 sessions with the kids, plus a utility closet.
Construction of new buildings and gym for Desert Star
Desert Star in AZ is constructing new buildings and a gym thanks to support from WF.
Facility expansion for Wayne Prep
A 26,000 sq. ft. expansion is completed at Wayne Prep in NC, thanks to Wonderful Foundations, that added 10 classrooms, labs, music/art classroom, offices, a basketball gym and more.
Computers for use at Imagine School at Palmer Ranch
Palmer Ranch in FL will purchase new computers for use by teachers and students, thanks to WF support.
Wellness for teachers at Town Center
Thanks to support from Wonderful, Imagine Town Center teachers in FL were provided with desperately needed wellness opportunities during Covid-19.
Community votes at Imagine Prep Coolidge
The AZ based Imagine Prep Coolidge community voted on what was needed most from WF support. Based upon this feedback, scientific calculators, digital subscriptions, books for ELA libraries, and supplies for the garden and barn programs were provided for the current school year.
New lighting at KCC’s 2 sites
KCC Riverview South & Southeast in FL were able to upgrade lighting at multiple buildings thanks to funds from WF.
Round outdoor picnic tables for Imagine Avondale
Imagine Avondale in AZ did not have the option for outdoor seating for lunch, recess, sport events or meetings. Now with support from Wonderful, round tables and benches have been purchased, which are both practical plus encourage a cohesive environment for students and families.
Classroom display boards for Imagine Coolidge Elementary
28 state-of-the-art classroom display boards were installed for the 2022-23 school year at Imagine Coolidge Elementary in AZ, thanks to WF support. These replaced outdated projectors and document cameras, and improved the learning experience in these classrooms.
New van for Wayne Prep
Wayne Prep in NC recently received a new van thanks to support from Wonderful. Students traveling to athletic and academic activities now have a safe, comfortable ride.
Digital Marquee at Imagine Prep Superstition
Imagine Prep Superstition in AZ now has a brand new digital marquee sign thanks to WF support, enabling more effective and affordable community outreach.
Refurbishment for Desert Sage
Desert Sage, a brand new school in AZ starting for grades 9 & 10, was able to rehabilitate its roof, plumbing and HVAC before opening thanks to support from Wonderful.