Imagine Schools Receives 41 Promising Practices Awards from Character.org

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Practicing Character We love this time of year! Our older scholars are transitioning to higher education, remarkable teachers are honored and Character.org announces its Promising Practices Awards! This year, we are so incredibly proud to share that a total of 26 Imagine campuses are being recognized. Together, the 26 schools share 41 Promising Practices, beating last year’s total of 38! …

Imagine Desert West Will Welcome 400 New Scholars with Campus Expansion

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Increasing School Choice Options in Phoenix   Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, Imagine Desert West in Phoenix, Arizona  will become home to two schools. This sought after campus in west Phoenix is expanding to include a brand-new middle school building. Previously, the campus offered tuition-free elementary through middle school education in one building. With the expansion, sixth through eighth …

Imagine Schools In the News

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The month of March found many of our Imagine campuses in the news and making an impact in local communities around the nation. Here is a quick recap of a few “noteworthy” moments. Campuses of Community and Action Across the nation, Imagine scholars led remembrance events in honor of the 17 victims of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman …

Character Wins the Race

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Imagine School at Palmer Ranch in Sarasota, FL recently participated in a cross country competition.  One of our student athletes, “Oliver”, has cerebral palsy.  According to his principal, Alisa Wright, his movements are awkward and he is slower than the rest of the team, but he has extraordinary determination. The meet progressed as expected.  Our students suited up, left school …

Welcome Back to School

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As teachers reported to Imagine Schools’ campuses in eight states and the District of Columbia, the excitement was palpable. In back-to-school professional learning sessions and celebrations, teachers and principals focused on accelerating achievement for every Imagine student. Enjoy these highlights of the first few weeks of the 2017-18 school year!                

Celebrating Student Success!

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We are celebrating! There are 37 schools in Broward County, FL with 95+% of students considered “Economically Disadvantaged.” 2017 Florida grades rank Imagine Elementary at North Lauderdale Charter School #1 among these 37 schools with a “B” grade. This ranking makes Imagine North Lauderdale the highest performing elementary school among similarly “Economically Disadvantaged” schools in North Lauderdale, Lauderhill, Lauderdale Lakes, Margate, Tararac, …

Imagine Schools Salutes our 2017 Teacher of the Year!

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  Imagine Schools values the 3,000 teachers whose craft and passion accelerates the learning of every Imagine student. But each year, we select one teacher who embodies the very best of what it means to educate and inspire students to reach higher, try harder, and become successful scholars and citizens. The process of selecting our Teacher of the Year is rigorous, comprised …

Dinner of Excellence Feeds Body and Soul

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Each month at Imagine Clay Avenue Community School, specially selected Toledo, Ohio elementary students are treated to a gourmet dinner at the campus. Fifth Grade Teacher and Grade Level Leader Ryan Throop-Voors and his wife Jesse, also an Imagine teacher, purchase ingredients and lead chosen students in the process of preparing a “Dinner of Excellence.” Participating students are nominated by their teachers …