Find Out How Your School Can JoinExcellence for All provides a clear, practical strategy for every student to graduate from high school prepared to succeed in college or in a program of career and technical education that will lead to a successful career. It is modeled after the systems of aligned instruction and examination used by the best-performing education systems in the world while incorporating distinct American values.

Leaders to Learn From
Leaders to Learn From
Superintendents from two Excellence for All districts are featured in Education Week's annual publication celebrating forward-thinking district leaders. Click here to learn more about Gail Pletnick, Superintendent of Dysart Unified School District, and Dennis Dupree, Superintendent of Clarksdale Municipal School District.
Leaders to Learn From
About Excellence for All
About Excellence for All
Currently, we are losing way too many students along the educational pipeline. Excellence for All is inspired by the high school designs used by the top-performing education systems in the world. Click to learn more.
About Excellence for All
Qualification Scores
Qualification Scores
Excellence for All requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English, mathematics, the sciences, history and the arts. Students must achieve college ready scores in all five of these disciplines to earn a proficiency-based diploma, which they can do as early as the end of their sophomore year. Click to learn more about the qualifications.
Qualification Scores
The Research Behind Excellence for All
The Research Behind Excellence for All
NCEE recruited some of the world’s leading experts in curriculum, testing and assessment to help determine what it actually takes to be successful in the first year credit-bearing courses of the typical community college program. Click to learn more about that process and the results.
The Research Behind Excellence for All
Report: College and Career Readiness
Report: College and Career Readiness
See NCEE's groundbreaking report "What Does It Really Mean to Be College and Work Ready?", a study of the English Literacy and Mathematics required for success in the first year of community college.
Report: College and Career Readiness
Participating States and Schools
Participating States and Schools
Excellence for All is partnering with schools in Arizona and Mississippi to bring high quality, aligned instructional systems to U.S. students. Click to see which schools and districts are participating.
Participating States and Schools


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