Student Success Programs and Services in 2017

Summary of Student Success Programs

Summer of Learning: Blast Off to Space

  • 11,352 kids and teens learned STEAM skills
  • 424 schools and partner organizations
  • 8,000 free eclipse glasses distributed

Global Reading Challenge

  • 69 Seattle Public School District elementary schools participated
  • 22nd year of the program
  • 4,000+ 4th and 5th -graders read 10 books
  • The winners: Graham Hill, Loyal Heights and Leschi elementaries

Homework Help

  • 10 Library locations
  • 1,153 Homework Help sessions

Story times

  • 2,000+ story times in English
  • 600 story times in Mandarin, Spanish, Somali, Arabic and Vietnamese
  • 80 percent of participants reported learning skills to help their children learn to read and write