E Prep is very intentional about setting a culture marked by high expectations and no excuses.  Every student can achieve and every teacher and administrator models relentlessness in this pursuit.  The culture of high expectations at E Prep includes these and other features:

  • Teachings around the 5 Keys to Success:
    • Courage
    • Self-Discipline
    • Respect
    • Responsibility
    • Perseverance
  • An enforced code of conduct that emphasizes responsibility to self and community; there is a zero-tolerance policy and all students will be held accountable for actions
  • An enforced uniform code (jackets and ties)
  • Nightly homework signed by parents
  • A 20-book independent reading standard for each student for the year
  • Regular academic assessments and trimester exams to gauge where students are in relation to their goals; careful tracking so that students and teachers can see progress
  • Mandatory tutoring on Saturdays, for any student who is not meeting academic benchmarks
  • Unity Circle- a regular community gathering during which students earn awards for progress and are taught to celebrate the achievements of their peers
  • The presence of teachers who are held accountable, create rigorous and purposeful lesson plans, communicate frequently with parents, and participate in weekly professional development
  • Curriculum that is aligned to the Ohio Academic Content Standards
  • Commitment by every student and teacher and administrator to a goal of 100% in everything they do- 100% participation, 100% progress, 100% will go to college