Goal: Children from every family succeed in school and early adulthood
- Cradle to Kindergarten. Gaston County families with small children will have opportunities to help infants and toddlers develop in age appropriate ways.
- Kids on Target. Students in every grade will achieve grade level proficiency in reading, math, and science.
- Grade 13. Gaston County high school graduates will be prepared to further their education and increase their employability
- 50% of low income 3rd graders in Gaston County don’t read at grade level. Those children will always struggle to catch up.
- 19% of students in Gaston County don’t graduate from high school.