Children & Youth Programs

Promoting academic success and personal growth, providing mentoring, and developing personal responsibility, self-esteem, and resiliency

In Southwest Baltimore:

  • By fifth grade, summer learning loss can leave students from low-income families 2.5 to 3 years behind their peers.
  • Only 11% of 8th graders met or exceeded grade-level expectations in reading as measured by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers; less than 5% met or exceeded expectations in math.
  • Students from low-income families are 2.4 times more likely to drop out of school than middle income kids; 42% of high school students are chronically absent, a significant risk factor.

Paul’s Place offers:

After School Program

125 elementary students

After-school program for students in Pre-K to fifth grades focused on academics, mentoring, enrichment, and social skills at George Washington Elementary School