• We’re Helping Local Middle School Kids Learn to Code Apps!

    Give the love of science to Trailblazers Academy Middle School kids by helping us crowdfund, through The Impact Vine, to purchase a much-needed innovative STEM curriculum! The ThinkDigital Mobile curriculum will bring real-world context to STEM classes and is critical in engaging our students. Help provide our middle schoolers with a high-quality curriculum to guide their learning by clicking here.

  • Domus NINER @ Point72


    Sunday 9/17 was a great day to break a sweat to raise money for our programs! Thanks to our Event Sponsor Point72 and our other sponsors for helping to make the NINER a success. We raised over $210,000! Head on over to our NINER page to view results, pictures and more. 

  • Re-designing Stamford Academy school model




    We're proud to have received a $150,000 planning grant from the Barr Foundation to re-design our Stamford Academy Charter High School model. In re-imagining our school, we'll look closely at mastery-based learning, flexible school hours, workforce development needs and integration, and multiple pathways to graduation and a meaningful high school diploma. Domus is one of nine organizations in New England chosen to be in this new cohort, now part of the Barr Foundation's $30 million investment over five years to connect all students to success in high school and beyond. Also excited to partner with legendary
    Springpoint! Click here to read more. 

     

  • Fall Golf Outing 2017

     The sun was shining and the views were spectacular as ever at the Annual Domus Golf Outing on Monday 9/18. The event was held at one of the highest rated courses in CT--Country Club of Fairfield. Big thanks to our Premier Event Sponsor, Eaton Partners and our other generous sponsors. The day was filled with great company, lunch, drinks, golf, dinner, auctions, prizes, and more! Thanks to all the golfers who generously supported the literacy program of Domus. Check out our Golf page here. Pics will be up soon! 

Our Results

graduation croppedUnderstanding what works and what needs to be changed enables us to be better teachers, family advocates, and outreach workers. Across the organization, we’re committed to measuring change, setting goals, and telling our stories in ways which show you what results we’ve accomplished with your investments.
 
 
  • Stamford Academy high school students averaged greater school-year growth on the STAR Reading assessment than 67% of students nationwide with similar achievement histories.
  • Trailblazers Academy middle school students averaged greater school-year growth on the STAR Reading assessment than 59% of students nationwide with similar achievement histories.
  • Domus Academy middle school students averaged greater school-year growth on the STAR Math assessment than 79% of students nationwide with similar achievement histories.
  • 95% of youth referred to our juvenile court diversion program successfully avoided re-arrest in the six months following program completion.
  • 65% of the youth in our summer programs improved or maintained their literacy levels, successfully avoiding the summer slide—the school-break learning loss that sets back low-income youth an average of two months in reading skills.
  • 100% of eligible youth in our residential program graduated from high school and went on to college or a vocational program.