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Whole-Child Inventory

Preparing to Lead Change



The Whole-Child Inventory is a reflection tool used by school teams for the purpose of thinking about their current school systems, structures, and practices through a whole-child lens. The tool is meant to prompt meaningful discussion and collaboration, leading to the celebration of strengths and identifying opportunities for growth.




  • Easy to use and understand
  • Helps educators refine school goals aligned with a whole-child purpose


The Whole-Child Inventory indicates the highest leverage systems, structures, and practices, aligned with Turnaround for Children’s Vision for School and Student Success, that educators must focus on to optimally promote whole-child development in schools.

The tool consists of five sections:

  • Whole-Child Purpose
  • Leadership and Shared Ownership
  • Supportive Environment
  • Developmental Relationships
  • Integrated Academic, Skill and Mindset Development