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Our Mission

Read Ahead’s reading-based mentoring develops in students the social-emotional skills essential for academic and life-long success.

Our Schools and Students

We serve approximately 1,000 elementary school students at 16 partner schools each year.

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Our Program

Read Ahead is a reading-based mentoring program for elementary school students. Volunteer reading mentors from our corporate and community partners are matched with a student for the school year to read and spend time together during the students’ lunch hour each week.

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Our Reading Mentors

Read Ahead has 1,200 volunteer mentors who make our program possible each year.

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1 in 4 students are reading below grade level by the 5th grade

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Read Ahead headquarters is located at 50 Broad Street, Suite 1720, New York, NY 10004.

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