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 members said they volunteered in their community, Club, school or neighborhood at least once in the past year, with 41% of those volunteering at least one per month.

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87% of Club youth said they can stand up for what 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 said there are many things they can do well.


80% of Club youth said they understand how their feelings influence how they act.


66% of ninth grade Club boys report they exercise daily, compared with the 58% of ninth grade boys nationally.


47% of ninth grade Club girls report they exercise daily, compared with the 42% of ninth grade girls nationally.