Milestones

Our goal was to connect every public school district in the U.S. with scalable infrastructure, sufficient bandwidth speeds to accomodate digital learning and lower bandwidth costs for school districts. Discover the progress made in connecting students.

By the Numbers: K-12 Broadband

SCHOOLS WITHOUT FIBER

22,958

SCHOOLS IN 2013

504

SCHOOLS IN 2020

98%

DECREASE

SCHOOLS WITHOUT FIBER

4M

SCHOOLS IN 2013

504

SCHOOLS IN 2020

11.7X

INCREASE

SCHOOL DISTRICTS CONNECTED TO 100 KBPS PER STUDENT

9,760

SCHOOLS IN 2015

12,866

SCHOOLS IN 2020

32%

INCREASE

NATIONAL MEDIAN COST
PER MBPS

$22.00

IN 2013

$2.24

IN 2019

90%

DECREASE

CATEGORY 2 FUNDS UTILIZED

1.4B

IN 2015

$990M

IN 2019

$4.82B

TOTAL

TOTAL E-RATE FUNDS INVESTED

$2.09B

IN 2016

$2.04

IN 2020

$9.98B

TOTAL

TOTAL INVESTMENT IN EDTECH VENTURE CAPITAL

$590M

IN 2012

$803M

IN 2020

$10.3B

TOTAL

State Engagement Overview

NUMBER OF GOVERNORS
COMMITTED

39

IN 2015

22

TOTAL IN 2019

85

TOTAL

STATES ENGAGED WITH
EDUCATIONSUPERHIGHWAY

3

STATES IN 2015

50

STATES IN 2020

5

YEARS TO ENGAGE ALL STATES

STATES WITH ACTIVE STATE
MATCHING FUNDS

6

IN 2015

20

IN 2019

3.67X

INCREASE

State Milestones

State Engagement Overview

NUMBER OF ROADSHOWS

4

IN 2017

11

IN 2019

31

TOTAL

NUMBER OF ESH EMPLOYEES

7

IN 2012

48

IN 2020

101

TOTAL

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEE
SLACK MESSAGES

8K

IN 2014

235K

IN 2020

2.2M

TOTAL

TOTAL CASES OF LA CROIX
CONSUMED

Can of La Croix sparkling water

11

IN 2012

216

CASES IN 2019

19.6X

INCREASE SINCE 2012