Beyond Basics is a child centered program that brings targeted reading, writing, art, and cultural immerson programs to students in grades K through 12 in Detroit schools.
The work done by Beyond Basics staff and volunteers has been proven to help school children in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods change their destinies by significantly raising their reading proficiency scores and providing art, mentoring, and cultural opportunities.
Typically, through our in-school tutoring program, children achieve a full grade level growth in their reading proficiency scores. 100% of the children we work with show improvement in literacy. We have done this work for more than a decade in several schools in Detroit.