Our past Annual Reports are in an easy-to-read format and are packed with stories about the success of our program.
SHARP Mission: SHARP Literacy enhances future life success by energizing urban children, motivating them to identify themselves as confident, capable scholars and lifelong learners by inspiring engagement in reading, writing and research through hands-on interaction and visual arts.
SHARP Students BRIGHT Futures
A SHARP Story
Since 1996, SHARP Literacy has been providing students with opportunities to develop a wide range of skills – reading, writing, oral communications, research, creating thinking and problem solving – SHARP creates a solid foundation for future learning and success. Based on pre- and post- vocabulary assessments 72% of all SHARP students improve their vocabulary by four or more words. SHARP currently serves approximately 7,000 students in grades K5-5.