SEL Case Study

Chilton Independent School District is a public school district located in Chilton, TX. It has 500 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 38% of students are at least proficient in math and 41% in reading.

Chilton Independent School District – Chilton, TX


A rural area with a high minority and free and reduced lunch population needed a solid mental framework to overcome outside challenges and be able to focus on success in school.


Adopted a social emotional learning (SEL) curriculum focused on 100% accountability for everyday actions.


Pegged as an “F” district by the state, Chilton ISD rated as a “B” for the last year that schools were assessed and ranked.