Mission: Aspire Education Project dedicates itself to the academic excellence of students in the San Francisco Bay Area through building relationships, encouraging academic engagement, and empowering those we teach to educate others.
Results: Through our partnerships with schools and other community organizations, we served 836 students over the last year. Since 2015, our Community Reading Buddies Program has reached over 650 preK-3rd grade students with early literacy, which amounts to over 10,980 hours of 1:1 reading time. Through this program, over the last three years we have worked with 575 high school student mentors and given away 1,671 books to young readers.
Target demographics: Students in the Bay Area K-12th grade
Direct beneficiaries per year: In the last year we worked with with K-12 students to provide 7,807 hours of tutoring, served 836 students through our partnerships, and offered $23,187 in scholarships
Geographic areas served: San Francisco Bay Area
After-school and classroom support: In partnership with local schools and nonprofit organizations, Aspire provides group academic tutoring for students.
Standardized Test Prep:In partnership with local schools and other community organizations, Aspire provides group and individual test prep for college entrance, high school entrance, and high school exit exams.
Individual One-on-one Tutoring: Aspire educators provide tailored , high-quality individual support for students and offers sliding-scale scholarships.
Community Reading Buddies: Pairs volunteers from local high schools with students at local child development centers (pre-k through 4th grade) for 8 weeks of mentoring in literacy during the summer.