Pride Prep School - Brenda McDonald & Johnny Whitmore

Posted by MaryAnn Dalessi on Jun 14, 2017
 
Pride Prep, the 1st charter school in Washington, presented to us last week. Brenda McDonald the District Superintendent and Johnny Whitmore her Ops Manager came to our meeting. They are challenging the status quo and using 21st century curriculum, teaching the students to adapt and solve problems. This includes personalized learning, workshop projects and a hands on skill set.
Pride Prep, the 1st charter school in Washington, presented to us last week. Brenda McDonald the District Superintendent and Johnny Whitmore her Ops Manager came to our meeting. They are challenging the status quo and using 21st century curriculum, teaching the students to adapt and solve problems. This includes personalized learning, workshop projects and a hands on skill set.
There are 400 kids enrolled currently with 100 on a wait list.
60% receive free or reduced priced meals
30% are students of color
20% are special needs kids
20% staff diversity
65% "busy boys" aka ADHD students
They will have 100 kids in each grade level in middle school and are starting high school this year; located in the U District.