It’s easy to measure a student’s success with a standard grading scale. And there are additional metrics that indicate to teachers and parents that a child is on the right path. These are the areas in which the positive force of Adopt A Class is most apparent.
Reduced absenteeism and improved communication skills are among the significant improvements. In addition, more than 90% of teachers surveyed say that:
Adopt A Class had a positive impact on students’ writing skills.
Adopt A Class had a positive impact on students’ social skills.
Would recommend the Adopt A Class program to a teacher at another school.
The benefits go both ways. Mentor teams credit the program with improved company morale, and more than 90% of mentors say that:
Participating in Adopt A Class was a positive team-building experience.
Provided them valuable insight into the issues students living in poverty face.
Would recommend Adopt A Class to another company.
Year after year, the ongoing nature of Adopt A Class creates a lasting relationship between adopter teams and schools where they volunteer. 100% of schools engaged with the program have re-invited adopter teams each school year – a retention level that speaks to the value of this treasured resource.
Read more about our impact in our most recent annual report: