Student Retention

Back to school night

Tips for making your back to school night a success

Many schools like to start the new school year off with a Back to School or Curriculum Night, a kind of educational open house where teachers give presentations about the things they will cover over the year, how they will teach these lessons, and what will be...
Buddy Family

How to Build a Buddy Family Program at your School

School leaders spend a lot of time trying to attract new families to join their school communities. However, once a family is enrolled there is a tendency to shift the focus of these relationships, focusing exclusively on teaching the child(ren) that has just become a...
parent orientation

Building a new parent orientation program

You’ve done the hard work of marketing your school, telling your story, and you’ve attracted a fantastic group of new families to join your school community. Congratulations!   Now the work of helping these families know they made the right decision and filling them...
customer service at your school

5 Ways to Improve Customer Service at Your School

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  – Maya Angelou   We don’t always think about customer service at your school when you embark upon ways to improve your...
charter schools in Indianapolis

How should charter schools in Indianapolis maximize Enroll Indy

Thirty years ago, the process for selecting and enrolling in a school was very easy. Parents would send their child to the neighborhood public district school, or if they had the means and/or desire would choose to apply to a private and/or parochial school.  With the...