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Augustine Literacy Project®
3200 Pickett Road

Durham, NC 27705

919.719.7590

© 2018 by Augustine Literacy Project®

Sobering Statistics

Dropout rates for students with disabilities

(NC rate = 43%)

16%

to 84%

of North Carolina’s 4th graders

score below proficient in reading (2016 NAEP scores). Nationally
the figure is 66% (for
African-American 4th graders
in NC, 74% are below proficient; Hispanic students in NC, 75%)

of school-aged children have reading problems;

among low income families, the number is likely higher

15 -20%

Children do not outgrow poor reading

74%

of poor readers in 3rd grade are

still poor readers in 9th grade.

The gap widens over time.

62%

of juvenile offenders have a reading difficulty​

85%

And now the good news:

90%

of poor readers increase their reading ability to an age-appropriate, average skill level with early intensive 

intervention like Augustine tutoring 

2016-17 Test

Results Are In!

Phonemic Segmentation

improved by 25.2%

 

Auditory Deletion

87.5% of students improved:

37.5% by one grade level,

50% by two or more grade levels

 

Word Attack

improved an average of 1.5 grade levels

 

Sight Word Recognition

increased an average of 40.5%

 

Spelling

improved an average of .94 grade levels

Facts & Figures (2017-18)

tutors trained in the Triangle this year

78

schools / after school programs served 

42

active tutors

170

Winston-Salem

Charlotte

Hickory

Sanford

Wilson

Brevard

Burlington

Burke County

Cashiers

Atlanta, GA

Upstate, SC

11

replication chapters