Letters, Sounds and Words Program


  • Overall 95% of the children made considerable, excellent or outstanding gains.


  • 4,183 children were enrolled in the fall and spring rounds. The program is designed as a 10-week program. Data for children who completed 8 or more weeks of the program is included.


  • 260 schools are included in this summary.


  • There were 2,921 volunteers who gave 48,026 hours of their time helping young children learn to read.


To read stories, and watch video testimonials from this year’s program, we invite you to visit our “Impact” tab.