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2018 Oasis Tutoring evaluation results

Each year Oasis conducts an evaluation of the intergenerational tutoring program with tutors, teachers and school district staff. The responses below were compiled from the 2,123 surveys received in the spring of 2018.

Principal responses

99%
    Principals who felt that Oasis tutors added a positive element to their schools
 
100%
  Principals who plan for their schools to participate in the program next year
 

Teacher responses

96%
  Teachers who reported improved confidence and self-esteem in their students who were tutored
 
94%
  Teachers who reported improved attitude toward language arts in their students who were tutored
 
92%
  Teachers who reported improved academic performance by their students who were tutored
 
89%
  Teachers who reported improved classroom participation by their students who were tutored
 
70%
  Teachers who reported improved attendance for their students who were tutored
 

Tutor responses

100%
  Tutors who feel volunteering in the program has added a positive element to their lives
 
96%
  Tutors who plan to continue the program next year
 
99%
  Tutors who perceived a better attitude toward school for their students

 

Number of responses by group

  • 242 Principals/School Liaisons    
  • 672 Teachers     
  • 1,209 Tutors

 

 
Washington University Study

A research study by the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis showed that increasing the number of tutoring sessions improves the effectiveness of the intervention.

Oasis is working with school districts and volunteers to take full advantage of this research.

Read the Executive Summary.