Our Mission

The Institute for Student Achievement (ISA) partners with schools and districts to transform public high schools so that students who are traditionally underserved and underperforming graduate prepared for success in college.

Our Story
An inside look

Watch our video for a unique perspective of  the ISA experience.

From Our Blog

3/16/14
During sweltering summer days in 2013, the staff of...
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2/20/14
Life Academy High School for Film & Music (L.I.F.E....
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1/22/14
Welcome to our website: our opportunity to explain...
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Our Approach

Research-based, effective, sustainable.

Our proven approach ensures all students are ready for success in college.

Case Studies:
Partnered for Success

Victory Collegiate High School believes that education is the most powerful instrument for sparking the revitalization essential to urban communities....

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The mission of Park East High School is to educate all students to be critical thinkers by conducting research, solving complex problems, clearly expressing...

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The Queens High School of Teaching is different by design; developing diverse learners who are prepared to become leaders, and teachers, in their communities...

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Our Community

My ISA high school taught life goals and lessons that would help us in out future. Everyone wanted to be there and genuinely cared about each other's lives.

-Brandon Baiden, 2008 Graduate