CHESS FOR SUCCESS Overview
Target demographics: bridge the achievement gap
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 3,000 students in 71 schools, 19 districts and 9 counties.
Geographic areas served: title 1 schools in Oregon and SW Washington
Programs: after school chess clubs. We use chess as a vehicle to teach children strategy and critical thinking skills which directly transfer into the classroom. Our students have been proven to score 17% higher in math and 10% higher in reading. We are making a difference!
Tested 17% higher in math and 10% higher in reading.
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