2020-YOU-Annual-Report - Flipbook - Page 4
By participating in
Y.O.U., my child improved
on her school activities like
homework and found new
ways to do school activities.
She gained a lot of support and
learned how to trust herself.
Caregiver of Y.O.U. youth
C OM BAT I N G S U M M E R L E A R N I N G L OSS
NWEA (Northwest Evaluation Association) conducted a
national review comparing spring to fall scores on their
standardized MAP test. They found that students drop
an average of 3-5 points over the summer with summer
learning loss increasing through elementary and middle
school. Y.O.U. reviewed MAP test scores for elementary
and middle school youth who took spring and fall MAP
tests in 2019.
On average, Y.O.U. youth experienced gains in both
math and reading scores from spring to fall 2019.
Y.O.U. youth who attended 20 days or more showed
higher gains in scores than those who attended
Y.O.U.’S U N I Q U E A P P ROAC H
Relationships are at the center of all programming
Experiential, project-based, and youth-led
Asset-based, trauma-informed, culturally competent,
Deeply engaged partners to ensure holistic services
High expectations, high support
97% of youth report that they can
work well with others to reach a
Y.O.U. youth all experienced
others to reach a common goal