At City Year, we believe education has the power to help every child reach his or her potential. However, in high-poverty communities there are external factors and obstacles students are faced with every day that can interfere with their ability to get to school ready to learn.
88% of math students increased their test scores 80% of students tutored in literacy increased their test scores 87% of teachers said the AmeriCorps members improved the overall focus of students and order in the classroom
In New Orleans we deploy 43 City Year AmeriCorps members in 5 FirstLine Schools: Arthur Ashe Charter School, John Dibert Community School, Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School, Samuel J. Green Charter School, and Langston Hughes Academy.