Scholar Spotlight

November 13, 2018
Thirteen years ago, STRIVE Prep opened the doors to our first campus with the idea to provide a public, high-quality, college preparatory education to all students - no matter their zip code. As we’ve grown to 11 schools…
August 31, 2018
Dedicating the first week of school to storytelling and crafting a personal identity story isn’t usually part of a typical work plan, but that’s just what the students at STRIVE [caption id="attachment_6454" align="alignleft" width="300"] One STRIVE Prep -…
April 4, 2018
Students in three 8th-grade classes showcase what’s at the heart of STRIVE Prep’s approach to teaching and learning, all in one innovative project-based learning pilot.
December 7, 2017
The newly formed Sunnyside cheer squad recently had the opportunity to learn from the experienced high school cheerleaders at SMART. The two teams came together for a joint practice, where the SMART team demonstrated and taught the younger…
October 20, 2017
Scholars dazzled parents, teachers and their peers with their reading comprehension and presentation skills at STRIVE Prep - Kepner’s recent Literacy Night. Six students presented their book reviews about a Just Right Book (JRB) that they had recently…
October 12, 2017
Today, DPS released the 2017 School Performance Framework, the comprehensive measure of annual school performance. We’re thrilled to share with you that STRIVE Prep - RISE, in its first year, received 92% of the possible points, earning a…
September 27, 2017
Participating in after school athletics and activities is so much more than playing a sport or practicing a skill - it has proven to boost academic performance and engagement during school. It also gives our scholars a safe…
June 28, 2017
STRIVE Prep students utilized their summer break to grow as athletes and teammates through sports camps for basketball and volleyball. Athletes worked on technique and skills and played a few friendly matches against each other, but this wasn’t…
May 20, 2017
STRIVE Prep - Federal eighth graders spent quality time together as a class to celebrate successfully completing middle school. Despite a snowstorm cutting their trip a bit short, the scholars and teachers had a wonderful time relaxing, team-building…
April 3, 2017
STRIVE Prep’s youngest scholars are coming together to elevate kindness and respect for each other and the broader community.

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