LNESC works across the US and Puerto Rico to ensure disadvantaged students have access to quality educational opportunities. From literacy to college access, LNESC is on the front lines of the Latino education crisis. Through 14 education and technology centers, and in partnership with over 90 public schools, LNESC is changing lives and building Latino communities, one student at a time.

#OurChallenge

Hard truths re Latino students and LNESC solutions

In 2009, 17.6% of Latino students aged 16-24 dropped out. Compared with 5.2% of White students.

#OurSolution

Hard truths re Latino students and LNESC solutions

LNESC provides intensive academic counseling and college access programing to thousands of students a year.

#OurChallenge

Hard truths re Latino students and LNESC solutions

83% of Latino students read below proficiency in the third grade. 

#OurSolution

Hard truths re Latino students and LNESC solutions

Our Young Readers program raises the reading levels of hundreds of students every year by as much as 120%, on average.

#OurChallenge

Hard truths re Latino students and LNESC solutions

Latinos make up less than 5% of the STEM workforce in the US. 

#OurSolution

Hard truths re Latino students and LNESC solutions

90% of our Science Corps participants said they would take more STEM courses after participating in the program.