Now entering its 7th full year, TEALS continues to rapidly expand across the US, impacting hundreds of school teachers and thousands of students. And our reach to women and underrepresented minorities continue to grow as well.
|School Year||Schools||Total Students||AP Students||TEALS Volunteers|
|2012-2013||35 (7 states)||1500+||400+||100|
|2013-2014||70 (12 states)||3385||1278||280|
|2014-2015||131 (18 states+DC)||4800||1885||475|
|2015-2016||162 (17 states+DC)||6000||2775||550|
|2016-2017||225 (25 states+DC)||9000||TBD||750|
For the 2016-17 school year, among students who provided demographic information, 30% are young women and 32% are underrepresented minorities (Hispanic/Latino, African American/Black, Native American or Pacific Islanders). Additionally, 40% of our schools are Title One schools, and 10% are rural schools.
For the 2015-16 school year, 89% of our students said that the volunteers were effective in helping them understand CS. At the beginning of the year 19% of students in our Intro and AP CS classes considered themselves proficient in a programming language. By the end of the year, 82% considered themselves proficient.