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Success by the numbers

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Schools Serve
Students — More receptive to
Students — Look forward to school

Founding sources

Find out how the Sports for Learning program aligns with state and federal guidelines. For more complete information on funding, click below:

  • Social & emotional learning
  • Well-rounded education
  • Physical & mental health

Proven program benefits

Solves PE Requirements:

(Executive Order N-56-20
Curriculum aligned with CA Physical Education and Health Standards


Improves ADA by up to 1.5%

Provides College Mentors:

89% of students enjoy playing and learning from our coaches

School Connectedness:

86% of students look forward to attending class

Academic Success:

91% of teachers find students more receptive to learning

Provides College Mentors:

89% of students enjoy playing and learning from our coaches


California School Boards Association
Small School Districts' Association

“We have had really poor attendance at our school. With Sports for Learning, students are now coming to school and are excited.”

Kathie Galan-Jaramillo
Principal at Columbus Ave. Elementary, LAUSD

“Since introducing the lunchtime program, disciplinary referrals decreased by 79 percent. Frank West Elementary has logged just three referrals this year... nobody has been suspended.”

Yvonne Lopez
Principal at Frank West Elementary, Bakersfield, CA

“The program was absolutely amazing! The coaches were so easy to work with, very approachable and the kids loved working with them. The coaches made sports easy to understand and encouraged the kids to become active outdoors.”

Alejandro Bautista
After School Coordinator at Westwood Terrace Elementary, Northside ISD, TX

For the school site, it was a huge benefit to our behavior management (PBIS) in that it provided structured and supervised activities for our at-risk students.”

Smiley Villavicencio
Principal at Moreno Elementary, Moreno Valley USD, CA

“Our students enjoy the coaching they receive during their rotations. SFL allows us to provide released time to our teachers for collaboration, and as a result, our student’s academic skills are improving as well as their grades”

Aimee Brenton
Principal at May Ranch Elementary, Val Verde Unified School District

“We have seen a huge increase in not only our attendance rate, but also in our academics. The programs provides behaviorincentives. Our students are learning STEM activities as well as doing soccer!”

Cindy Duncan
Principal at Liberty Elementary, Santa Maria, CA