Thriving Minds

Thriving Minds is an after school program for elementary and middle school aged learners.

Thriving Minds is a nationally recognized after school program that focuses on social and emotional learning, creative exploration and expression, and an inclusive learning environment, all tied to academic outcomes.

Thriving Minds After School programming to begin after Winter Break

Big Thought is excited to have been selected as the after school partner at the following Dallas ISD Elementary Campuses:

  • Daniel Webster Elementary
  • Downtown Montessori at Ida B. Wells Academy
  • Lakewood Elementary School
  • Lorenzo DeZavala Elementary
  • Montessori Academy at Onesimo Hernandez
  • Rosemont Lower Elementary School
  • Rosemont Upper Elementary School

In coordination with the Dallas ISD Extending Learning Office, after school programming will begin after the Winter Break at these campuses. Spaces will be limited based on health and safety protocols.

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Impact of thriving minds

1625 Youth served annually
237530 Student learning hours annually
48% of students improved their math grades
49% of students improved their reading grades
87% of students demonstrate teacher reported improvements in behavior
48% of students see positive gains on overall social and emotional learning

Participating in Thriving Minds:

Thriving Minds program leaders are working closely with campus administrators to determine how and when Thriving Minds programming can resume for Fall 2020. Please check back here for updates!

How To Support Thriving Minds:

We would love for you to support this important work. Donations can be made safely and securely online, and you can designate your gift specifically for this program.

Make a gift directly to Thriving Minds.

Join Thriving Minds

Instructors are hired throughout the year. Check our Careers page to see current opportunities.

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