A Strong Research Foundation,
ESS is helping districts reinvent the way school-based mental health care is delivered- and we have the research foundations and the data to prove it.
The effectiveness of our comprehensive clinical
programming is demonstrated in our results.
2022 – 2023 ESS High School Programs
¹Therapeutic outplacement care includes residential treatment and out of district placement for Tier 3 students.
²Tier 3 students who entered program with a GPA of less than 2.0.
³Students with five or more absences in the marking period prior to enrollment in ESS.
⁴Tier 3 students who entered the program with multiple prior suspensions.
of students are prevented from a therapeutic outplacement¹
Academically struggling ESS students increase their GPA by a full letter grade²
Reduction in absences for students with chronic absenteeism³
Decrease in suspensions for students with history of severe disciplinary issues⁴
A Symphony of Interventions
working together to provide a powerful level of care for students with the most
intensive mental health needs. All interventions used in the ESS therapeutic care
model have a strong basis in research. An independent study by IESD, a third party
research firm, discusses the most effective approaches to treatment of students with
mental health challenges and how ESS clinical programming aligns with their findings.