• Description

This report, written by WestEd's Adam Voight, Gregory Austin, and Thomas Hanson, describes a study that examines what makes successful schools different from other schools. Rather than define success in absolute terms, this study's definition is based on whether or not a school is performing better than predicted given the characteristics of the students it serves.

A Climate for Academic Success: How School Climate Distinguishes Schools That Are Beating the Achievement Odds (Full Report)