Education

OVERALL GOAL:  Children have the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in school and in life.

GOAL 1:  Childhood Success

Children enter school ready to learn.

Objectives:

  • Increase the percentage of children ages 0-5 receiving quality childcare
  • Increase the percentage of kindergarten ready students
  • Increase the percentage of children achieving social-emotional developmental milestones

GOAL 2:  Youth Success

Youth are prepared to be successful in school, career, and life and remain engaged throughout the academic continuum.

Objectives:

  • Increase percentage of students succeeding academically through cognitive development programming
  • Increase percentage of students succeeding socially and emotionally through non-cognitive development programming

GOAL 3:   Family Engagement

Families are engaged in their child’s academic success and meaningfully connected to their child’s school campus.

Objectives:

  • Increase number of families receiving parent education to ensure the academic success of their child
  • Increase number of families that are meaningfully connected to their child’s school and its resources on an ongoing basis


LAST YEAR IN MCLENNAN COUNTY. UNITED WAY FUNDED PARTNER PROGRAMS PROVIDED:
20,549
low-income children access to
Early Childhood Education
classes and quality afterschool and summer programs
33,753
low/uninsured families with access to
Medical Screenings and Health Exams
as well as prescription assistance and other therapy needs
150,498
children, adults, and families with
Meals and Bags of Groceries
over 46,000 eligible children, adults and families
4,602
low-income pregnant girls and women
Pregnancy Related Care Needs
including prenatal care, resource assistance, and parenting classes
22,344
families and individuals with
Family and Domestic Violence Care
including access to shelters, resource counseling, and case management