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In the 2016-2017 school year...
Participated in the SSL program, receiving an average of 80 hour of in-school intervention and
430 hours of after-school programming
28 AmeriCorps members
Provided daily in-school and after-school instructions
Worked with students in the after-school program or served on the committees
7 school sites
Partnered with SSL to refer and support their struggling students
1 new pilot program
Provided intensive year-end literacy support through the Homework Help Clinic at Bridge Housing
28 family events
Provided opportunities for parents to learn about reading resources and work with their child on literacy activities
74%+ of our children are English language learners as compared to 21% statewide and in the county
75% of the children in our program eligible for free & reduced lunch (evidence of being at the poverty level) as compared to 58% in California and 43% in Alameda County
92% improved literacy skills
Exceeded our literacy outcome goal
42% exceeded growth targets
Improving by more than the national standard for yearly literacy growth
Typically, in under-resourced urban schools, by 3rd grade, only 3% of English learners and 18% SED (socio-economically disadvantaged) are proficient in reading. In sharp contrast, 44% of Super Stars participants in our Oakland schools were at grade level by the end of the school year.
Super Stars Literacy is an early childhood literacy education provider, dedicated to fostering opportunities for over 600 students in Oakland, California to grow as caring, confident, creative readers.
Empowering young children with the skills to transform their future.
Our vision is for every child to possess the necessary reading and social-emotional skills to realize their full potential and transform their future.