The Foundation for Excellence in Bridgeport Public Schools was founded in 2015 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity organization, in order to attract donations, and seek grants to fund programs, projects, and services that support the mission and objectives of Bridgeport Public Schools, in Connecticut.
The Bridgeport School District is the second largest school system in Connecticut, servicing approximately 21,000 students. It also ranks lowest among the Connecticut school districts on the economic scale.
There are thirty-seven schools, consisting of thirty elementary, five high schools, the Bridgeport Learning Center (for special education services), and the inter-district Vocational Aquaculture School. The school system employs a staff of more than 3000, inclusive of Facilities, Security and Food Services personnel.
The Foundation for Excellence in Bridgeport Public Schools seeks and welcomes donations, from individuals and organizations, in order to support the educational priorities of the public schools.
The Foundation for Excellence in Bridgeport Public Schools applies for grant opportunities a 501(c)(3) organization, in order to expand and/or enrich the educational experiences provided to students in Bridgeport public schools.