The Need in Our Zone

      • Did you know, 91% of our children are eligible for free or reduced lunch?
      • Did you know, 80% of K-8th grade students are not fully proficient in English Language Arts?
      • Did you know, 77% of K-8th grade students are not fully proficient in Math?
      • Did you know, fewer than 6 out of 10 of our students graduate from high school?
      • Did you know, only 10% of our students successfully graduate with a bachelor’s degree?

* All statistics are based upon Zone 126 Research and 2013 NYC DOE data.

Our vision is for every child to graduate from high school prepared for college, and enter the workforce equipped with the skills needed to thrive in a 21st century world.

Learn how Zone 126 uses research to eliminate the achievement gap by reading our Research Methodology.
Explore the research behind the founding of Zone 126: The Project 126 Report (PDF)