The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 turn out. - Bill Gates


Our Work

Engaging students at the elementary level is critical to increasing exposure, interest, and most importantly, preparedness to enter into STEM-related studies and eventually careers. One critical indicator of preparedness is math performance. With only 8% of Black and 22% of Hispanic students proficient in mathematics at the 12th-grade levels, the pipeline of students qualified to pursue STEM-related fields is staggeringly low.

Our work through the Algebra by 7th Grade program is the Minority Engineering Program's first outreach at the elementary level. We are passionate about stepping up to this challenge by launching this after-school program at the elementary level, knowing that early support translates into lifelong success.

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