GRIT Overview

  • The board and superintendent goals include an emphasis on the concept of “grit” (November 2012 goal: Students with “Grit” – who embrace hard work, critical thinking, and difficult challenges).

    A crucial ingredient to building world-class schools is grit. Grit is defined by leading educational researcher Angela Duckworth as “perseverance and passion for long-term goals.”

Monthly Themes

  • August: Growth vs Fixed Mindset

    September: Honesty

    October: Right Choices/Reliability

    November: Gratitude

    December: Kindness


    January: Perseverance

    February: Friendship/Compassion

    March: Mindset/Attitude

    April: Resilience

    May: Balance/Priorities

Pearland ISD Grit