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High school graduates have longer life expectancies, better health outcomes, higher average incomes, are more likely to complete postsecondary education and training, and are more likely to be employed—88% of available jobs require at least a high school diploma.

In partnership with students and local communities, CYC is helping to build leaders through one-on-one support, customized literacy and academic instruction, and educational access.

Student Demographics

5,820 students were served by CYC last year

  • 49% Male
  • 48% Female
  • 1% Transgender or Self-identify
  • 2% American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • 6% Multiracial
  • 11% Black or African American
  • 17% White
  • 59% Latinx

*All life event statistics are high school students only*

  • 69% are eligible for free and reduced lunch
  • 35% have been involved in the court system
  • 18% are currently or formerly experiencing homelessness
  • 9% are pregnant or parenting
  • 4% are currently or formerly in foster care
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