RULER Schools

Some Schools & Districts Using RULER

Bellevue Washington School District

The Bellevue Washington School District aims to provide students with an exemplary college preparatory education so they can succeed in college, career, and life. The Bellevue School District includes 16 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 4 high schools, and 2 alternative middle/high schools. Read the story: New way to learn in Bellevue: Reading, writing, math and   read more

Brewster Academy

Brewster Academy is an independent high school in Wolfeboro, NH that aims to provide students with academic, social and emotional skills to prepare them for college and life success. Brewster is accomplishing this through a curriculum focused on mastery learning in core academic areas, as well as through project-based learning. Brewster is using RULER Anchor Tools and is piloting a course aimed at personal and social development of sophomores and   read more

Bridgeport Public Schools District

Bridgeport Public Schools is a school district headquartered in Bridgeport Connecticut, and is comprised of 30 elementary schools, three comprehensive high schools, two alternative programs and an inter-district vocational aquaculture school. The system has about 23,000 students, making the Bridgeport Public Schools the second largest school system in   read more

Childcare Learning Centers

Childcare Learning Centers provide developmentally appropriate programs for infants and children aged 6 weeks to 5 years, and their parents, in and around the vicinity of Stamford, Connecticut. Childcare Learning Centers offers full and part-day care for infants, toddlers and preschool children, a Head Start child development program, and a school readiness program. Childcare Learning Centers also provides specific health and nutrition services, which enhance a child’s well-being and overall learning experience. A Yale University grant has contributed to the development of a Preschool RULER pilot   read more

Cold Spring Harbor School District

Cold Spring Harbor is located in Suffolk County, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island. This school district is home to over 8,000 residents. This district has repeatedly been ranked in the top 100 academically in the   read more

Colorado Springs Academy District 20

Colorado Academy School District 20 is a public school system serving the northern portion of Colorado Springs, CO. The mission of Academy School District 20 is to educate every student in a safe and nurturing environment and to provide comprehensive, challenging curricular and extracurricular opportunities that meet the unique needs of every individual by expanding interests, enhancing abilities, and equipping every student with the knowledge, skills, and character essential to being a responsible citizen of our community, our nation, and the world.   read more

Girton Grammar School

Girton Grammar School is an independent, Christian, co-educational School for K-12 students in Bendigo, Victoria (Australia). The School offers an outstanding academic education and a high level of pastoral care in a warm and friendly environment. The Girton Grammar School community consists of more than 1,150 students and over 200 staff, as well as parents, relatives, and friends of the   read more

Hamden Public Schools

Located just a few miles from the Yale campus, Hamden is a large suburban district that educates children from a wide variety of socio-economic   read more

Mercer Elementary School

Mercer Elementary School, in Shaker Heights, Ohio, serves grades K-4 in the Shaker Heights City School District. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10, based on its performance on state standardized   read more

Miami-Dade Public Schools District

The Miami-Dade Public Schools District serves approximately 350,000 students of all age groups throughout Miami-Dade County, Florida. Basing their curriculum on the four core values of: Excellence, Integrity, Equity, and Citizenship, the Miami-Dade Public Schools District strives to provide the highest quality education so that all of its’ students are empowered to lead productive and fulfilling lives as lifelong learners and responsible   read more

Montessori Magnet School

Montessori Magnet School, Hartford Connecticut, is a member of the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) and an inter-district magnet school that offers a traditional Montessori program. The school serves 350 children from ages 2 to 12. The Association Montessori International also accredits the   read more

New Haven Head Start

Head Start is a Federal program for young children from low-income families.  The children who attend Head Start schools participate in a variety of educational activities.  They also receive free medical and dental care, have healthy meals and snacks, and enjoy playing indoors and outdoors in a safe setting. New Haven Head Start is in 8 schools throughout New Haven, and serves residents of New Haven that have incomes that are below, at or slightly above the federal poverty   read more

Newburgh Enlarged City School District

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District is located on the west bank of the Hudson River, approximately 60 miles north of New York City and 80 miles south of Albany. With a mission statement to “inspire students to become tomorrow’s leaders beyond Academy Field,” the Newburgh Enlarged City School District serves approximately 11,000 students, grades K-12, from four neighboring municipalities: the City of Newburgh, the Town of Newburgh, New Windsor, and a small portion of Cornwall. The district currently consists of 6 elementary schools (four with Pre-K program), 3 K-8 schools, 2 middle schools and 1 high   read more

Oceanside School District

Oceanside School District is a mid-sized school district located on Long Island, New York. Considered a quintessential East Coast school district, Oceanside flaunts an award-winning middle school writing program. All of the schools within the Oceanside District employ a genuine school philosophy that reflects the academic, social, and emotional needs of its   read more

Prospect Sierra School

The educational program at Prospect Sierra School, in El Cerrito, California, strongly emphasizes an integrated curriculum based on a framework of established themes. Mathematics, literature, writing, art, music, science, world languages, social studies, service learning, physical education, and computer technology are incorporated into a positive experience for each student. The faculty, librarians, and staff work closely to connect the subject matter in meaningful   read more

Pymble Public School

Pymble Public School is a school located in Pymble, New South Wales Australia, for primary age students in years K-6, catering for students aged 4 to 12. By prioritizing the collaborative efforts of teachers, parents and students, Pymble Public School prides itself on delivering strong academic programs, highly dedicated staff and excellent facilities in an environment where students are encouraged to reach their full potential.     read more

Seattle Public Schools District

Seattle Public Schools is the largest public school district in the state of Washington. The school district serves the entire city of Seattle. As of 2012, 91 schools are operated by the district, which serve 47,000+ students throughout the   read more

The Brentwood School

The Brentwood School is an independent K-12 coed day school with two campuses, located four blocks apart, in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. Built around the core vales of: Trust, Respect, Responsibility, Honesty, Caring, Community and Diversity, the Brentwood School seeks to “inspire every student to: Think Critically and Creatively, Act Ethically, and Shape a Future with   read more

The Bush School

The Bush School is an independent, coeducational day school located in Seattle, WA enrolling 630 students in grades K–12. The mission of The Bush School is to spark in students of diverse backgrounds and talents a passion for learning, accomplishment, and contribution to their communities. As Seattle’s only K–12 independent school, the Bush School prides itself in providing  a progressive, inquiry-based, student-centered program focused on participatory learning.       read more

The Willows Community School

The Willows Community School, located in Culver City, California, is a DK-8 independent, coed school enrolling 460 students annually. Nationally recognized as a balanced, progressive educational leader, The Willows’ strong academic program incorporates experiential learning, critical thinking, and thematic instruction into cutting-edge curriculum and integrates STEAM, technology, maker, and the arts into the classroom. Character and heart are also emphasized as essential to The Willows’ definition of a ‘great   read more

Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School

Founded in 2005, Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School is a small public school with strong family involvement and a focus on the arts. Located in Harlem NY, the school comprises of 11 classes and approximately 15 staff members, who cater to Kindergarten-5th Grade Students. The central mission of Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School is grounded in the belief that all children can learn and have the fundamental right to reach their fullest, individual   read more

Valley Stream School District 24

Valley Stream Union Free School District 24 is a forward-looking district that meets the high expectations for educational excellence defined by a population that includes many professionals. Its 1,060 students are in grades K-6. We are grateful to Dr. Ed Fale, and the teachers and students of Valley Stream who worked with us on the initial evaluation of RULER which demonstrated positive effects on academic achievement and prosocial   read more

Valley Stream Union Free School District 30

Located in the southwest corner of Nassau County, Long Island, New York, Valley Stream Union Free School District 30  encompasses an area of approximately two square miles and serves a population of about 15,500 residents. Valley Stream Union Free School District 30 is committed, through collaboration with staff, parents and community, to educating all students to their fullest potential by encouraging them to become active, lifelong learners. Students are challenged with a comprehensive academic program that integrates technology to support a strong education in English Language Arts, mathematics, social studies, science, the arts, and health and wellness including social and emotional learning.   read more