There are more than 5,300 Omaha Public Schools students participating in Partnership 4 Kids program. Many of those students come from low-income households and socio-economic backgrounds that pose a variety of life-challenges the average student is not usually faced with, including language barriers, poverty, and crime in their neighborhoods. P4K is working to help students overcome these barriers to success by providing tools for students to improve academic achievement, promote good life skills, cultivate parent involvement, and inspire hope for the future with career exploration and college access opportunities.
|91% of the students served by Partnership 4 Kids programs qualify for free and reduced lunch, an indicator that their families are living at or below the federal poverty line.|
|The average median household income of the zip codes of students served by our organization is below $35,418. These areas served by the Partnership are well below the median household income for the city of Omaha, which is $61,024.*Reported by the 2015 U.S. Census Bureau.|
|While the racial composition of our students is mixed, African American and Hispanic students compose the majority of students participating in P4K programs.|