History

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
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 TBD 750

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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.