The Promise Schools "Big 3" provides focus to our work towards our promise to graduate scholars who are ready to pursue college, careers and their greatest aspirations. 

The Promise Schools Big Three is a holistic framework for a Promise Schools scholar. The Big Three is not comprised of vague or abstract principles, but instead reflects practical and meaningful measures gathered from research-based best practices. 

The Promise Schools "Big 3"

Academic Hard Skills

The essential knowledge and skills to succeed.

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Identity, Relevance, Belonging

Knowing that you matter as a part of something greater than yourself

Academic Soft Skills

The resilience and adaptiveness to thrive.

The Big Three are so important because research shows they are these essential elements for creating opportunity for our scholars. Therefore, the framework informs everything from our professional development, the content of our advisories, and the culture of our schools.

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