Waterford.org partners with families, districts, educators, and communities to help every child build the skills they need to succeed in school and in life.
More likely to drop out
Waterford Upstart’s award-winning, at-home program teaches children the skills they need to be ready for kindergarten. Waterford Upstart is flexible, scalable, and ¼ the cost of traditional preschool options with NO COST to participating families.
Children who use Waterford software
outperform nearly 80% of non-users.
The average Waterford Upstart graduate enters kindergarten reading at nearly a first-grade level.
Academic gains continue through the 4th-grade, especially among under-resourced populations.
Waterford users outperform 80% of non-Waterford users.