REAL School Gardens Overview
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Target demographics: We serve teachers at elementary schools with 70% or more of students enrolled in free or reduced lunch programs.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 3,100 teachers and 50,000 students
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help to build an outdoor classroom which inspires learning in elementary school students.
Geographic areas served: Currently five school districts in North Texas - Arlington ISD, Birdville ISD, Dallas ISD, Fort Worth ISD and Grand Prairie ISD.
Programs: - Help elementary schools create, support and sustain school gardens so children learn outside in engaging, nurturing and inspirational ways.
- Train teachers to take lessons in science, math, language arts and other subjects across the curriculum outside and engage students in experiential, hands-on learning.