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This study aims to determine the principal's perception of the Motivating School Program concept and the factors that become obstacles in implementing the Motivating School Program in 15 junior high schools that passed the selection of the Motivating School Program throughout Bandar Lampung. Data collection techniques used in this study were observation, interviews, and also documentation. Sources of processed data are primary data sources and secondary data. And the research method used in this research is qualitative. The results of the research in this study are the perception of principals who have passed the selection of the Sekolah Penggerak Program on the concept of the Sekolah Penggerak Program at Bandar Lampung Junior High School is that by applying independent learning, students will be able to improve their abilities because they are given freedom in the learning process, but a detailed understanding is required. owned by the principal, already understands enough and The factor that becomes an obstacle in implementing the Sekolah Penggerak curriculum is the lack of training time owned by the principal, thus hampering the objectives of the Motivating School Program in implementing the independent learning curriculum and also the lack of facilities available in the process of implementing the Sekolah Penggerak Curriculum..