Of nearly 27,000 BPS students in grades 3-9, nearly 50% are off track for graduating high school in four years.1 City Year Boston serves to keep students in school and on track to graduate.
City Year Boston’s Impact on Students
92% of elementary school students receiving City Year literacy tutoring improved performance on literacy assessments.
77% of middle school students failing English at the start to the year were passing by the end of the year.
Students who received at least one month of City Year attendance monitoring achieved an average daily attendance rate of nearly
92% for the year.
City Year Boston corps members currently serve 11,000 students in 21 schools, providing targeted interventions for more than 3,000 off-track students. Learn more about our service model.
1Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
A Transformative Partnership
In the spring of 2011, Boston Public Schools (BPS) and City Year Boston entered into a three-year partnership to strategically align City Year’s capacity with the school district’s student achievement and school transformation goals. BPS is committed to bringing City Year corps members into 21 schools over the next three years to serve 25% of off-track students in the city.
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