Through our data-driven approach and by coming together with our partners and schools, City Year is continuing to make a measurable impact in the lives of the students and communities we’re serving, and we’ve got the results to show for it. Click here to see the latest results of our impact.

1 Corrin, W., Sepanik, S., Rosen, R., & Shane. A. (2016). Addressing early warning indicators: Interim impact findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) evaluation of Diplomas Now. Retrieved from MDRC website:

2 Meredith, J. & Anderson, L.M. (2015). Analysis of the impacts of City Year’s WHOLE SCHOOL, WHOLE CHILD Model on partner schools’ performance

3 2014-15 NWEA Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) Literacy n= 1,472; Math n= 1,512. 61 schools at 10 sites; 

4 English Language Arts n = 1,868; Math n = 2,203; grades 6-9

5 Based on Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA), a validated assessment that measures social-emotional competencies in children and youth. 2014-15 SEL assessment pilot (DESSA), N=2,133; 118 schools in 13 cities

6 ACT, Inc. (2011) Enhancing College and Career Readiness and Success: The Role of Academic Behaviors

These results show the progress our AmeriCorps members are making in the schools they serve, and we believe their impact is largely due to our holistic approach and their dedication to helping students overcome obstacles inside and outside of the classroom.