St. Louis Public Schools reduces suspensions and discipline referrals, and expands Kickboard from 5 to 25 schools.
Together, the Kickboard software and leadership coaching are pushing our schools to think differently about what makes students and teachers successful, how they can create stronger cultures, and how they can sustain this improvement over time.David Hardy, Deputy Superintendent
Bentley Academy Charter School Jumps from Level 4 to Level 1 School, Exits Turnaround Status
Carmen Northwest High School’s Rigorous Academics and Character-Based Culture Turns High-Poverty School into High-Performing School
When I was researching systems, I visited a school that had Kickboard. As soon as I saw teachers using Kickboard to reward students for positive behaviors, I got super-excited. With PBIS and Kickboard, our attendance is up, tardies are down, and our school culture is better.Kasie Longoria, Assistant Principal
Billingsville Elementary is one of Charlotte-Mecklenburg's most impoverished schools. Learn how an innovative principal significantly increased parental involvement and teacher collaboration, leading to a big reduction in disciplinary incidents.
Dawn Love asked Kickboard to help address poor student performance. Lowery reduced disciplinary incidents by 29% and increased its school performance score by 5.5 points and an entire letter grade.
In its first semester using Kickboard to support PBIS, this Title I school reduced disciplines by 44%, increased attendance, reduced tardies, increased students’ time on task, and improved academic performance.
From 200 suspensions to just 3. This Title I school began using Kickboard in 2014 to improve student behavior, resulting in fewer suspensions, improved the school culture, more engaged parents, and happier teachers.
Check out these great links to resources around the web that focus on school culture best practices:
Don't just take our word for it - check out this official resource on PBIS from the U.S. Department of Education. Learn about high-level best practices or dive really deep into all the regulations, guides, steps, and research you'll need to make PBIS a successful practice in your schools. When you're ready - give us a call and we'll help you make it happen!
Looking to crack the code on how to increase positive behavior that directly influences academic outcomes? Like many of our customers who use Kickboard in alignment with their behavioral RTI model, we encourage you to check out this amazing resource from the National Center for Learning Disabilities. We'll be here when you're ready to make a huge impact!
Visit the website for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. CASEL is the nation's leading organization dedicated to ensure all students become knowledgeable, responsible, caring, and contributing members of society. This information-rich website guides you to all the resources, practices, events, and research you'll need to get started with a highly beneficial Social Emotional Learning (SEL) initiative in your schools. A perfect compliment to Kickboard!
The RTI Action Network has a great crash course on getting the most out of MTSS in a successful RTI model. Learn how to use the decision-making framework of MTSS to help better support teachers to make the right decisions at the right time to improve student behavior and outcomes. This is a must-read for district and school leaders. Want to know how we can help out? Just give us a call and we'd be happy to chat about MTSS!