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In July of 2018, the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools officially opened the doors of the I PROMISE School with a mission to wrap around the most at-risk students and families in Akron. Taking a We Are Family approach to educating the whole child and family, IPS is creating a new model for urban, public education.

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As 2020 comes to a close, we’re looking back on the challenging year it was with hope, even more resolve, and gratitude for the opportunities we’ve had to continue walking alongside our families throughout it all...

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Champions of Change Oct 14, 2020

A champion who never forgot where he came from. A champion who never walked alone.  A champion of change

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Together! Jul 21, 2020

With so many uncertainties constantly swirling, one thing is for sure: Summer 2020 looks a little different...

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Our HOME

OUR FAMILY

The I PROMISE School is more than a school. It is a home. It is a place where students are loved and families are supported. With an intentional focus on social-emotional learning and a strategic approach to its trauma-informed curriculum, the I PROMISE School addresses the unique needs of its students to meet them where they are. From the staff to the families and our Foundation, we are all on this journey together.

Believing that education starts at home, the I PROMISE School places an intentional focus on family engagement and dedicates extensive resources to support its students’ entire families. IPS has an entire wing dedicated to a Family Resource Center that provides resources and amenities for every family including an individualized I Promise Family Care Plan that helps them navigate daily challenges and facilitate long-term planning. IPS also incorporates resources from its community partners, local businesses and agencies to support our families with wide-ranging services and basic essentials to create a one-stop shop for all families.

Habits of PROMISE 1
Habits of PROMISE 2
Habits of PROMISE 3
Habits of PROMISE 4
Habits of PROMISE 5

Our HOME

OUR FAMILY

The I PROMISE School is more than a school. It is a home. It is a place where students are loved and families are supported. With an intentional focus on social-emotional learning and a strategic approach to its trauma-informed curriculum, the I PROMISE School addresses the unique needs of its students to meet them where they are. From the staff to the families and our Foundation, we are all on this journey together.

Believing that education starts at home, the I PROMISE School places an intentional focus on family engagement and dedicates extensive resources to support its students’ entire families. IPS has an entire wing dedicated to a Family Resource Center that provides resources and amenities for every family including an individualized I Promise Family Care Plan that helps them navigate daily challenges and facilitate long-term planning. IPS also incorporates resources from its community partners, local businesses and agencies to support our families with wide-ranging services and basic essentials to create a one-stop shop for all families.

MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL
MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL

I PROMISE Huddle

Coming February 2020

Hometown Hall

Opens Summer 2023

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Test Description

MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL
MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL

I PROMISE Huddle

Coming February 2020

Hometown Hall

Opens Summer 2023

Test Title

Test Description

MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL
MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL

I PROMISE Huddle

Coming February 2020

Hometown Hall

Opens Summer 2023

Test Title

Test Description

MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL
MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL

I PROMISE Huddle

Coming February 2020

Hometown Hall

Opens Summer 2023

Test Title

Test Description

MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL
MORE THAN A SCHOOL MORE THAN A SCHOOL

I PROMISE Huddle

Coming February 2020

Hometown Hall

Opens Summer 2023

Test Title

Test Description