Believing that all children deserve a quality education, SEED opens college-preparatory, public boarding schools designed for students who need a 24-hour learning environment to achieve their full potential. The SEED model provides a rigorous academic program, life skills curriculum, and college transition and support services. SEED schools are more than simply schoolsÃ¢??SEED is an integrated program that brings, under one roof: academic, residential, mental health, physical health, social, and enrichment programs.SEED has developed a middle school through college success model designed to support the academic and social development of students. The strong college readiness program for grades 6-12 prepares SEED students for the transition to college, while our College Transition & Success (CTS) team helps ensure our students successfully persist through college.
Cherrise graduated from The SEED School of Washington, D.C. in 2011. She is currently in her 4th year at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and is a double major in sociology and criminal justice. While at SEED, Cherrise cheered, modeled, and studied abroad in Spain with the Experiment in International Living program. She was also the treasurer for her class government, and completed community service with numerous organizations, particularly Food and Friends. (January 2015)