Transform the Student Experience
Challenge Success is a non-profit affiliated with the Stanford University Graduate School of Education. We provide schools and families with proven strategies that promote well-being and engagement with learning in order to transform the student experience into one where all kids can create their own paths to success.
GROUNDED IN 16 YEARS OF RESEARCH AND EXPERIENCE PARTNERING WITH OVER 550 SCHOOLS
A narrow definition of success is hurting our kids
Too many students believe that success is defined solely by grades, test scores, or admission to the “right” college, but at what cost? Our surveys with over 250,000 middle and high school students nationwide reveal:
- 95% are sleep deprived
- 77% experience stress-related health symptoms
- 63% are constantly worried about academics
- 62% say workload is a major source of stress
- 47% are disengaged or simply “doing school”
It’s time to embrace a broader definition of success and transform the student experience
We believe that all students should be valued for their own interests, unique talents, and individual definitions of success. They shouldn’t have to choose between doing well and being well.
“Success is measured over the course of a lifetime, not at the end of a semester.”
At Challenge Success, we use our research-based SPACE framework to provide schools and families with strategies that help: