Club Impact

Boys & Girls Clubs of America is committed to changing lives. By measuring how much Club kids and teens are achieving, we can determine how effectively the Club experience is helping America’s youth build great futures.

Developing Globally Competitive Graduates


52% of 12th grade Club members express an interest in a STEM career, compared with 27% of 12th graders nationally.


97% of Club teens expect to graduate from high school.


76% of low-income Club members ages 12 to 18 who attend the Club regularly reported receiving mostly As and Bs, compared to 67% of their peers nationally.

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Meet Tim

His Club experience helped Tim become the first in his family to go to college. Now, he’s giving back in amazing and innovative ways.

Creating 21st-Century Leaders

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75% of regularly attending teen members volunteered in their Club or community at least once in the previous 12 months, with 41% of those volunteering at least once per month.

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89% of regularly attending Club members report that they can stand up for what they think is right.

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Determined to Rise Above Tragedy

When a wildfire took her home, Hannah needed direction. Today, thanks to the Club, she’s leading the way.

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Malachi’s Journey

As a Club kid, Malachi was empowered to go from follower to a leader to a National Youth of the Year.

Building a Healthier Generation


94% of Club members report there are many things they can do well.


80% of Club members say they understand how their feelings influence how they act.


66% of Club boys in ninth grade exercise daily, compared with 58% of ninth grade boys nationally.


47% of Club girls in ninth grade exercise daily, compared with 42% of ninth grade girls nationally.