98% of our kids are more physically active
94% of our students improved their grades
94% of our students felt that they have had the opportunity to help others at HG
90% of our students stated that they learned not to quit as often
88% of our students felt better about themselves and other people around them
81% of our students stated they learned to control their emotions better
80% of our kids experienced how to plan and lead activities
66% of our students stated they learned to control their talking back to teachers and parents
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We have been featured in the US Department of Education website for our methods and outcomes, click here to read more.
Was featured by the AZ Department of Education for our methods on youth engagement, click here to read more.
Our jujutsu team is #4 in the World Kid’s No Gi Division in the Sport Jiujitsu International Federation. Our jujutsu team consists of several students who have never competed before or even joined sports prior to joining Higher Ground.
Higher Ground moved to Wakefield Middle School (click here to watch the video) in order to expand our program and fill a great community need.
90% of our students improved their grades
81% of parents stated that their children have displayed skills that reflected grit and resilience ever since attending Higher Ground. These character traits are the only common indicator for success among students.
100% of the parents felt that their children increased in confidence
83% of our students learned and experienced things that taught them to give back to the community
65% learned to control their emotions better in school and at home
85% became more physically active
81% felt happier ever since coming to Higher Ground
Our first annual Christmas party with Gospel Rescue Mission and the Well Worship Center took place, serving 1500 kids with toys. To learn more,please go here.
We have formed partnerships with Tucson Youth Development and Pima Vocational High School to bring 9 student workers to Higher Ground.
Over 60 UofA volunteers.
Partnership with La Frontera to co-locate and have behavioral facility on site.
Partnership with Hollinger K-8 school to form strategic partnerships.
Several awards and accolades from the community for the work of Higher Ground.