the impact

The lives of Elevate students are evolving and improving every day. Here’s how we measure the impact.

EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS
91% of Elevate students are on-track to graduate from high school after three or more semesters in the program.

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
Elevate students exhibit improved character traits after three semesters or more in the program.

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL HEALTH
Elevate students demonstrate improved social emotional health after three or more semesters in the program. 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
The majority of all Elevate students hold one or more leadership positions at clubs, groups, teams, or their jobs.

SCHOOL SUCCESS
98% of Elevate students are on track to graduate.

CHARACTER QUALITIES
& LIFE SKILLS
Students advanced in their understanding of character traits and how to apply them to their lives.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Students demonstrate active engagement in their community and family.

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL
Students demonstrate social-emotional maturity. 

extensive reach

Elevate programs are currently in thirteen cities — spanning the country from the Phoenix desert to the beaches of Florida, bustling amongst the skyscrapers of New York City, and centrally located in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies. We serve in 80 public schools, delivering leadership and character classes in over 300 classrooms. Together, over 9,500 urban students actively participate in Elevate programs. We envision programs in more cities throughout the country, serving more students each year.

13 CITIES

9.5k STUDENTS

80 SCHOOLS

what long-term success looks like

The cost of a student to participate in an Elevate program is around $1,200 per year.Our public schools spend an average of $12,608 per student per year. For this additional investment of $1,200 per student, the graduation rate improves to 90% or higher, which is a significant return on investment.

  • 86%

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