Results

DCI, its partners, and evaluation team track outcomes in the DCI ecosystem each year and regularly review our impact to ensure that children, youth, and families are advancing toward success
literacy

literacy

The longer children are enrolled in DCI, the better their attendance and early literacy skills.

2,292

children from 1,174 families have been engaged with DCI since 2011.
of parents and caregivers told a friend or neighbor about DCI.
of children have participated in 3 or more DCI programs

35 months

Average length of student enrollment in DCI
2,039

2,039

children and 1,030 families have enrolled in DCI since 2011
93%

93%

of DCI LEAP Academy preschool students have graduated kindergarten ready in the last 5 years
Kindergarteners with a DCI Early Years Family Advocate were rated by their teachers as having better behavior, math, and literacy skills.
of children with a DCI Early Years Family Advocate reached developmental milestones
of DCI LEAP Academy rising kindergartners are ready for kindergarten.

1 month

Average student learning gains in both reading and math at DCI BellXcel Summer Camp in 2018 & 2019
3 years

3 years

From 2017-2019, students at DCI STEAM Summer Camp achieved learning gains in literacy
96%

96%

of students have graduated from high school on time

$66,989

Held in matched savings accounts by 93 students
of students participated in at least one paid internship before high school graduation