Quick Facts

  • walter-p-5th-grade-2014Participating students are from three Baltimore City public elementary/middle schools (Guilford, Walter P. Carter, and Garrett Heights) and a variety of high schools
  • 185 students in grades 4 through 12
  • Our first group of students graduated in May 2017. Among this group 57% went to a four-year college and 33% are attending trade school.
  • Cost per student for in and out of school support throughout the year is $2,000
  • Funding Sources: 46% Individuals, 42% Family Foundations, 7% Churches, 5% Other
  • We use an outside agency to conduct an annual audit
  • One of the only faith based organizations partnering with Baltimore City Public Schools
  • In the communities where the children in the program live….
    • The average annual household income is less than $25,000.
    • More than 70% of the households are headed by a single parent, usually a female
    • Over 40% of the youths have had at least one adult family member charged with a crime