The City School's Data Snapshot 2016

The City School's Data Snapshot 2016

By The Numbers:

  • 896 youth engaged in our programming
  • 75 core youth participants
  • 96% graduation rate (72/75 youth completed all requirements of the program)

Participants by Race:

  • Asian                 9%
  • Black                 49%
  • Latina/o            29%
  • White                 13%
  • Indigenous         1%

Participants by Gender:

  • Women           55%
  • Men                39%
  • Genderqueer    6%

Participants by Type of School: 

  • Public (urban)        71% 
  • Private                   19% 
  • Public (suburban)   7%
  • METCO                   1%
  • University               3%   

Additional Demographics:

  • 78% of our youth are Boston residents, with 22% from surrounding suburbs
  • 12% of our youth are court-involved
  • 15% identify as LGBTQ

The City School’s mission is to develop and strengthen youth to become effective leaders for social justice. To live our mission and achieve our impact, we hold ourselves accountable to the following four outcome areas:

Leadership Skills: 

  • 94% of participants increased their skills in curriculum development.
  • 90% increased their facilitation skills.
  • 86% increased their public speaking skills.

Social Justice Education

  • 98% challenge racism, sexism, classism and heterosexism in society.
  • 96% increased their understanding of race, class, gender and sexual orientation.
  • 90% increased their critical thinking skills.
  • 75% are confident and ready to take action to address community issues.

Academics and Future: 

  • 100% believed they had the skills to achieve academically.
  • 98% plan on attending college after high school.
  • 98% were committed to achieving academically.
  • 95% have a plan for their future.

Relationships

  • 98% are able to identify indicators of a healthy relationship.
  • 88% built trusting relationships with staff mentors.
  • 82% built trusting relationships with youth across difference.