Success Stories

Our Investees are making a difference- and we are there to support their efforts every step of the way. In 2013, SVP of Sacramento Investees collectively reached 163,530 students!

City Year Sacramento

  • 93% of students receiving support from City Year Corp Members have shown improvement on state assessments
  • Attendance rates at City Year sites meet or exceed 94%
  • At City Year school sites, suspensions are down 68%

Reading Partners

  • 43% of Sacramento Elementary students scored below proficient in English Language Arts on California STAR testing, but…75% of students targeted by Reading Partners narrowed their literacy gap with peers who read at grade level
  • 92% of targeted students increase their rates of monthly literacy learning
  • 100% of principals reported school-wide improvement in reading after joining Reading Partners

Resource Area for Teaching (R.A.F.T.)

  • Supports over 2,200 Sacramento area educators
  • Has collected and repurposed more than 200 pallets of materials for educational use

Positive Coaching Alliance (P.C.A.)

  • In 2013, PCA ran 85 workshops for coaches, athletic department leaders, and parents promoting research-based sports psychology methods to create high-performance athletes and responsible teammates
  • Has reached more than 37,000 area athletes in 2013