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LeBron James’ I Promise School in Ohio Is Thriving

LeBron James' I Promise School in Ohio Is Thriving The learning establishment for struggling students opened last August. According to the Akron Public Schools Office of School Improvement, nearly all students have caught up to or topped expected levels for reading. They've achieved the same milestone in math.


For math, third graders at I Promise are now in the field's 18th percentile. By comparison, fourth graders are now in math's 30th percentile. Previously, they were in the second. I Promise School, via statement The results come from academic progress test scores at the school late last year. I Promise currently hosts third and fourth graders, but will add a fifth grade level in 2020. Come 2022, it plans to have every grade up until eighth.