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  • 30 major service projects completed, including MLK and Global Youth Service Day activities.
  • Students increased their VeggieTime score by 14 points (64% to 78%).  Most notably, students improved their ability to both recognize healthy snacks vs. unhealthy snacks and to describe how to make healthier versions of food by 22 points.
  • Students increased their Civic score by 10 points (73% to 83%). Most notably, students improved their ability to define democracy and the US constitution by 25 points.
  • Based on Teacher Surveys given to day-time teachers of Kid Power students, of the students that needed to improve, 74% of students improved their academic performance (with 38% making significant gain); 69% students increased their class participation (with 24% making significant gain); and 69% improved in volunteering for extra credit or taking more responsibility (with 32% making significant gain).  

In terms of standardized test scores,

  1. 14% of students moved from not meeting expectations (below proficiency) to meeting and exceeding expectations (above proficiency) on their ELA PARCC (6% in 2015/2016 to 20% in 2016/2017).
  2. 9% of students moved from not meeting expectations (below proficiency) to meeting and exceeding expectations (above proficiency) on their Math PARCC (14% in 2015/2016 to 23% in 2016/2017).
  3. 88% of students either maintained or increased their ELA PARC scores and 89% of students maintained or increased their Math PARCC scores. 
  • 100% of parents who completed an end of the year parent survey reported that Kid Power helped their child gain confidence, increase enthusiasm for learning, and eat healthier and 100% reported programs were good or excellent.
  • Summer Leadership Academy data: Kid Power served approximately 150 elementary and middle school students at the 2017 Summer Leadership Academy. Because of this program, 71% of students believe they can weed, water, and pick plants in the garden; 85% of student stated they can now do research on the computer; 82% of students believe they know how to create my own characters and stories; and 70% of students believe they can come up with a plan to help people in their communities.

 


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