Spotlight Schools

Spotlight schools serve as national examples for how to use some of the key components of student success. The best student success system is the one that the school creates itself, and our chosen spotlight schools present their own unique approach to implementing a student success system that works for all students and its community.

Spotlight School: Thomas Kelly College Preparatory

Kelly College Prep was chosen as the GRAD Partnership’s third spotlight school for its efforts to increase student connectedness, providing multiple opportunities for students to weigh in on how they are learning and what they need. As one of the…

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Spotlight School: Southeast Lauderdale High School

Southeast Lauderdale was chosen for its efforts to improve attendance and bolster graduation rates by fostering positive relationships between students and school staff, and encouraging students to participate in extracurricular activities. By creating activities at school that students enjoy, students…

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Spotlight School: Manzano High School

The GRAD Partnership’s first spotlight school, Manzano High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico was selected for its positive engagement and student success from the implementation of its continuous improvement systems. During the 2021-22 school year, staff members at Manzano High School earned…

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