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Our Impact

Our work positively impacts school culture, classroom effectiveness and student skills for learning, helping schools build a positive environment that accelerates student development and academic achievement.


How We Measure Success

Our evaluation framework includes an extensive set of metrics mapped to our work. These measures include treatment outcomes, classroom observations, behavioral data and student surveys of learning attributes, such as self-regulation.

Early Indicators of Success


of school leaders would recommend a partnership with Turnaround for Children*

of New York City partner schools reported increases in positive teacher-to-teacher relationships*

of students referred to mental health services were seen by a provider within 30 days*

of New York City and New Jersey partner school students in grades 3-5 increased their growth mindset*

of KIPP DC staff members who attended a four-day brain science training said they would recommend it to a colleague at a similar school*

District of Columbia Public Schools social workers and psychologists were trained on how to incorporate a trauma-informed lens*

*School Year 2016-17 data

Student Case Study

Naseer Wilkerson, Chancellor Avenue School

Newark, New Jersey

On day one of yet another three-day suspension, eighth-grader Naseer asked Principal Fuentes if he could come back because he “didn’t want to miss another day of school."