We help students develop strong reading skills and improve reading performance so they can be on track to succeed in school.
Children who are able to read at grade level by the end of third grade are more likely to succeed in school and graduate.
*Data provided by IL Report Card 2018-2019
Within the Waukegan Public School District: 69.7% of children are low-income, 33% are English Language Learners, and 25% of the student population is chronically absent. www.illinoisreportcard.com
United Way of Lake County trains volunteer reading tutors to work one-on-one with low-performing students in Waukegan elementary schools.
First graders who received Reading Success Classroom Tutors had improvement rates almost 38% higher than their non-tutored peers at the same reading level.