George Lucas Educational Foundation
Social and Emotional Learning

Infographic: Meditation in Schools Across America

As a growing body of research points to positive outcomes from meditation in schools, programs are spreading across the country.

Infographic: Maili Holiman. Click here to download.
Correction: The Teachers' Rating Scale of Social Competence is incorrectly attributed to Schonert-Reichl & Miller 2005; it should be attributed to Schonert-Reichl & Lawlor 2010.
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School Snapshot

Visitacion Valley Middle School

Grades 6-8 | San Francisco, CA
Enrollment
257 | Public, Urban
Per Pupil Expenditures
$4,567 School$4,567 District$5,455 State
Free / Reduced Lunch
88%
DEMOGRAPHICS:
33% Asian
24% Multiracial
22% Black
16% Hispanic
2% White
42% English-language learners 19% Special needs
Data is from the 2010-11 academic year.