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Baltimore, Maryland 21218
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Young Audiences Annual Report

2016 Year in Review

Donor List | Partner Schools and Community Organizations | Past Annual Reports

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2016 Highlights

Summer Arts Programming Improves Academic PerformanceSummer Arts & Learning Academy

In 2016, we expanded our Summer Arts & Learning Academy (SALA) from one to four sites, providing arts-integrated literacy and math instruction to nearly 800 Baltimore City elementary students who were struggling academically. By infusing the arts and making learning joyful, our students not only avoided summer learning loss, but, in many cases, gained ground on their national peers in standardized testing. In fact, students who attended a majority of our program gained 1.8 percentage points on math assessments and improved writing skills by 38% in structure and 58% in content!

These findings, confirmed in two separate studies, show potentially groundbreaking progress in tackling summer learning loss, a chronic challenge facing public schools. Read more about the Summer Arts Academy and its impact.

Maryland Wolf Trap Early Learning Through the Arts

In 2016, YA served 56 early learning classrooms in Baltimore City with 16-session residencies that include embedded professional development, giving teachers the tools to make their teaching as dynamic and engaging as possible.
Learn more about Maryland Wolf Trap.


Young Audiences' Sun

Donor List

Download our full 2015-2016 Donor List.

Partner Schools and Community Organizations

View our full list of 2015-2016 Partner Schools and Community Organizations.

Past Reports

2015 Year in Review

2014 Year in Review

2013 Annual Report and Donor Honor Roll

2011 Annual Report and Donor Honor Roll

2010 Annual Report and Donor Honor Roll

2009 Annual Report and Donor Honor Roll

2008 Annual Report and Donor Honor Roll

2006 Annual Report and Donor Honor Roll

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