Betty Best Elementary

With CHAMPS™ and Kickboard, Best Elementary Celebrates State Accountability Success Two years after Betty Best Elementary received a state accountability rating of Improvement Required, a new leadership team took the helm and implemented the CHAMPS™ model to improve student behavior and create a more positive environment for teaching and learning. The following year, the urban […]

Bentley Academy Charter School

Bentley Academy Charter School Jumps from Level 4 to Level 1 School, Exits Turnaround Status Once among Massachusetts’ lowest-achieving public schools, Bentley Elementary has achieved significant gains to become a role model for turnaround schools. Since launching the Kickboard school culture system in 2014 and becoming Bentley Academy Charter School (BACS) in 2015, the school has dramatically […]

Carmen High School of Science and Technology

Carmen Northwest High School’s Rigorous Academics and Character-Based Culture Turns High-Poverty School into High-Performing School At Carmen Northwest High School (CNHS), a majority of students are from low-income homes in Milwaukee’s central city, where access to a challenging college preparatory education has been limited. By combining a rigorous academic program with a school-wide focus on […]

HOPE Christian High School

HOPE High School Saves Time and Makes It Easy to Analyze and Act On Student Behavior Data with Kickboard After juggling multiple technology tools and paper-based systems, HOPE Christian High School turned to the Kickboard school culture system to help collect and manage student behavior data. Since launching Kickboard school-wide in fall 2016, the high […]

St. Louis Public Schools

St. Louis Public Schools Reduces Suspensions and Discipline Referrals, and Expands Kickboard from 5 to 25 Schools In 2015-16, St. Louis Public Schools (SLPS) launched a pilot of the Kickboard school culture system in five elementary schools. The schools saw dramatic reductions in suspensions and discipline referrals, and increases in positive behaviors. Thanks to the […]

Durham Elementary

Durham Elementary Reduces Suspensions and Improves Academic Performance by Building Relationships and Creating a Strong School Culture Shortly after arriving at Durham Elementary in 2015, Principal Amy Poerschke rolled out a Student Motivation System and the Kickboard school culture system. By aligning core beliefs concerning classroom management with proven practices and resources, the school has: […]

Billingsville Elementary Case Study

Classroom Management & Data-Driven Instruction Title I School Reduces Discipline Referrals and Increases Parent Involvement with Kickboard At Billingsville Elementary in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, teachers use Kickboard to recognize and reward students for meeting schoolwide behavioral expectations. After seeing improvements in the school culture, teachers also began using Kickboard to engage parents with regular communication and […]

Central Elementary Case Study

Climate & Culture Title I School Reduces Discipline Infractions and Improves Student Attendance, Time on Task and Performance with PBIS and Kickboard Central Elementary in Dallas ISD uses the Kickboard instructional management solution as a data-driven foundation for its schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). In its first semester tracking and rewarding positive student […]

Lyon Academy Case Study

Climate & Culture: From 200 Suspensions To Just 3 Lyon Elementary Reduces Suspensions by Creating a Positive School Culture Part of St. Louis Public Schools, Lyon Academy began using Kickboard in August 2014 to improve student behavior. In its first semester of use, the urban Title I school reduced the number of in-school and out-of-school […]

Lowery Elementary Case Study

School Improvement Lowery Elementary Improves Student Behavior & School Performance A turnaround school, Lowery Elementary implemented Kickboard in fall 2013 to support its Response to Intervention (RTI) programs for behavior. From 2013 to 2014, the rural Title I school reduced the number of behavioral infractions by 29 percent and students in grades 3-5 achieved gains […]