Charlie | NAZ Scholar at Plymouth Christian Youth Center, Releasing Butterflies in the Garden

"I don't like science (not at all), but this was fun! The caterpillars hatch out of an egg; they turn into larva. They make their chrysalis and they hatch ... well you have to wait 5 to 15 days. I can't wait to get to high school science and do some of that mad scientist stuff!" #NorthFaceFriday
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Goals

Focused on Outcomes

Our success is gauged by measurable outcomes for children and families. Working with our evaluation teams from Wilder Research and the University of Minnesota, we will show measurable improvements over time in closing the achievement gap. Our long-term outcomes include:

  1. Increase kindergarten readiness from 28% to 80%
  2. Reading at grade-level by third grade from 16% to 70%
  3. Grade-level math proficiency by eighth grade from 29% to 70%
  4. Graduating on time, prepared for college from 51% to 80%

See our latest progress against these goals on our Results page.

Note that baseline data reflects 2011-12 data, except reading which reflects the 2012-2013 results based on the new standard test.