Are your new students struggling? You are not alone.

More students fail the 9th grade and more students drop out in 9th grade than in any other year. [1]

Students with a mentor are less likely to begin using drugs, get in fights, become depressed, or skip school. [2]

New students in a mentoring program have higher GPA’s and are more likely to attend college than their peers. [3]

For over a decade, Ignition schools have reported improvements in academics, involvement, and student behavior.


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