America Scores Boston    

Social Impact Profile ™

Areas of Impact:
Healthy Child Development,Children & Youth,Sports & Fitness

America SCORES Boston empowers Boston youth to overcome obesity, academic struggles and detachment through an innovative combination of soccer, poetry and service-learning programs. America SCORES inspires youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world.


    SCORES Spring Season Kick-Off

    In March, teams from 12 elementary schools and 10 middle schools dusted off their cleats and sharpened their pencils to ready themselves for the America SCORES Boston 2012 spring season! With a week of practice behind them, students received their jerseys and geared up for their first game! Throughout the season, 660 poet-athletes throughout the city will practice soccer on teams composed of peers from their schools; brainstorm, develop and implement their own service project in their community; and of course, travel to other schools to play soccer matches. Read More

    SCORES Winter Program Recap

    This past winter, America SCORES Boston staff members served as tutors at 5 schools in the Boston Public Schools District, reaching 19 students on school days for 8 weeks. Post-program evaluation demonstrated significant gains in reading, phonics, math, and writing skills! During the 8-week program, elementary school students followed America SCORES Boston’s Power of Poetry creative writing curriculum and completed Learning Today’s Smart Tutor online tutoring program. By using these two sets of curricula Read More