PROGRAM IMPACT

  • Half of the students attending our events have never coded before.
  • More than half our students attending qualify for free school lunch.
  • 30% of our volunteers are college and high school students sharing their knowledge with their younger peers.
  • More than half of our parents don’t know how to help their child learn code.
  • For the first time, many of our students have the opportunity to learn based on their ability, not their age.
  • More than 60% of our campers received some form of scholarship to attend summer camp.
  • 44% of our students are girls. 68% identify as an ethnic minority.

OUTCOMES

  • After coming to our events, 90% of our kids say they plan to continue to keep learning more coding skills.
  • 75% of our students show more interest in technology six months after attending one of our events.
  • More than half of our parents don’t know how to help their child learn code.
  • After attending a code jam, 100% of our parents say they feel better equipped to help their child pursue programming interests.
  • 62% of our students say they “definitely” are interested in working in a job that requires coding.
  • 82% of our students gained a greater interest in coding after attending a Youth Code Jam event.
  • 88% of our students say they know the steps to take to continue to learn to code.
  • 98% of our parents better understand the connection between programming and jobs.

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