Class Matters

Empowering Our Future, One Teen At a Time

Class Matters provides science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) exposure to socially and economically disadvantaged youth in Oklahoma City.

Since 2010, Class Matters has engaged at-risk mid-high school and first-year college students with the goal to improve the high school graduation rate, college enrollment, sustainability and life choices after college graduation.

Class Matters At-Risk Student Impact
Academic Year 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Student Participants 227 239 359 376 417 333
Graduating Seniors 55 54 53 56 51 42
ACT Score Average 16 18 21 24 25 23
College Enrollment 34 45 53 56 51 54
STEM Majors 27 36 42 48 48 41
Non-STEM Majors 7 9 11 8 3 13
Scholarship Recipients 9 26 19 18 16 24
Scholarship Amount $144,625 $378,498 $778,498 $450,406 $500,000 $90,081