OUR STORY

Progressively Growing Schools

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School Growth is an international education strategy company that was founded by Scott Barron in 2008. Recognizing the escalating dynamics and complexities within the entire K-12 market space, he focused on the quality of talent throughout the organization and the leadership capacity to accelerate improvement as the best way to grow schools.START Your Growth Plan

Our Mission: We Grow Schools and the People who have the Courage to lead them.

With a central office in Atlanta, GA, we have provided professional development, growth services, and resources to over 4,000 organizations throughout North America and around the world. This includes nearly every genre of K-12 schools: Independent, Christian, Catholic, Jewish, Adventist, Quaker, Episcopal, Lutheran, Boarding, Montessori, Charter, Public, etc. This gives us the unique ability to cross-pollinate valuable wisdom and practices across these distinct organizations.

Increasing the organizational and economic health of schools creates the best conditions for educators to thrive in order to impact the lives of their students and transform communities. Growth may include quality, enrollment, funding, and/or other key performance indicators.

The impact of schools is multifaceted, with multiple stakeholders: Students, Parents, Families, Communities, Employers, States, Regions, even Countries—all of which contributes to the complexities of school design and the importance of schools that learn and adapt faster and more effectively.

Today School Growth delivers proprietary curriculum experiences to the full spectrum of K-12 schools through both online and in live programs. Our global influence continues to expand through outstanding results and referral partners. This trend is expected to continue as more school leaders discover the powerful benefits of advanced learning and engagement.

School leadership is a highly relational role that requires distinct disciplines to advance the growth engine. Our team has extensive experience in successfully growing schools and in providing the guidance and support needed to win in a highly competitive education market space.

Our Philosophy

DREAM

We fulfill dreams. We believe the school of your dreams can be realized. You have a passion to change lives, to inspire great dreams, to give hope and possibility. So do we! Our dreams compel us to create innovative solutions that provide motivating vision and practical pathways for school growth. We are education designers who can take the complex array of components for a contemporary school plan to produce a better future for you and those you serve. Our leadership is excited about inspiring you to dream big, learn continuously, do hard things, and exceed what others think is possible.

DESIGN

We design schools to fulfill dreams. We believe the school of your dreams can be designed. Understanding how to create the ultimate human learning experience is the secret to school design, which must consider the people involved in governance, operations, administration, and learning. As education shifts from an emphasis on control to one of choice, the education market will become more fragmented with less loyalty to one school. This makes it even more important than ever for schools, school districts, and higher ed institutions to improve the learning experience for greater engagement and enthusiastic connection. We use a “lean” design strategy to deliver, gauge, innovate, and re-design. Technique can temporarily supplement poor design, but will eventually stress the system if corrections are left unresolved.

DISCIPLINE

We implement school designs to fulfill dreams. We believe that a disciplined implementation process can be used to integrate the people, processes, and systems to fulfill a school’s design. We help each client utilize such a structured approach for continuous learning and improvement. Unlike typical education consultants, we train clients in our process for design and innovation through collaborative planning, momentum-building projects, active learning workshops, and online resources. That enables our clients to grow as learning organizations--a distinct competitive advantage!