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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Schools That Work| Case Study

Yes Prep North Central

Grades 6-12 | Houston, TX

College-Bound Culture in Houston

Educators at YES Prep are on a mission with far-reaching goals. They want to prepare kids, many of them from disadvantaged families with few, if any, high school graduates, to attend college.
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What This School Is Achieving

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Project learning, integrated studies, and comprehensive assessment support the school's drive to achieve high academic standards. YES Prep considers critical thinking is a key skill for college readiness, and every person there is working towards getting every student into college.

YES Prep North Central is ranked 4th within Texas.

The Advanced Placement participation rate at YES Prep North Central is 100%.

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