History

Now in its 10th year, TEALS continues to rapidly expand, impacting hundreds of school teachers and thousands of students. Additionally, our reach to women and underrepresented minorities continue to grow as well.

School Year Schools Total Students AP Students TEALS Volunteers
2009-2010 1 12 0 1
2010-2011 4 250+ 18 10
2011-2012 13 800+ 67 40
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 3400 750
2017-2018 344 (29 states+DC) 12,000 6000 1050
2018-2019 344 (27 states+DC+BC) 16,000 8100 1450

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For the 2017-18 school year, among students who provided demographic information, 33% are young women and 34% are underrepresented minorities (Hispanic/Latino, African American/Black, Native American or Pacific Islanders).

Additionally, 53% of our schools are Title One schools, and 15% are rural schools.

For the 2016-17 school year, 88% of our students said that the volunteers were effective in helping them understand CS, and 94% of students reported improvement in their programming skills.