Scholars Unlimited

Scholars Unlimited was formerly known as Summer Scholars. Name change effective June 25, 2015. Scholars Unlimited's mission is to support low-income, academically struggling young learners by providing rigorous literacy instruction and enrichment programs to achieve measurable success and inspire life-long learning.

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General Information

General
Official Name
Summer Scholars​​​​​​​
DBA/Trade Name(s)
Scholars Unlimited
Former Name(s)
N/A
Acronym
-
Date Established
1994
Offers Additional Colorado State Tax Credit
Child Care Credit
Tax ID
84-1314292
Addresses
Headquarters Address
3401 Quebec Street, Suite 5010
Denver, CO 80207
Colorado Location
N/A
Mailing Address
N/A
Phone/Fax
Main Phone Number
303-355-0290
Fax Number
303-355-0883
Other Phone Number
N/A
Web/Email
Email
info@scholarsunlimited.org
Website
www.scholarsunlimited.org
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Mission Statement

Scholars Unlimited's (formerly Summer Scholars) mission is to support low-income, academically struggling young learners by providing rigorous literacy instruction and enrichment programs in order to achieve measurable success and inspire life-long learning.

Organization History

Summer Scholars was started in response to Denver's nationally publicized "Summer of Violence." Recognizing the links between poverty, low academic performance and criminal behavior, two Park Hill community activists created a summer reading program that served 20 students from low-income families in 1993. Summer Scholars officially launched the following summer, serving 511 students.

Today, Scholars Unlimited provides three complementary programs that work year-round to increase academic performance among elementary school students, to help children build pro-social skills, and to provide educational opportunities to parents. Since its inception, Scholars Unlimited has served more than 22,000 Denver children.

Scholars Unlimited aims to assist children who are most in need of academic assistance and most at-risk for school failure. By consistently providing high-quality programming that delivers measurable results, we hope to put these children on the path toward school success and, longer-term, economic self-sufficiency.

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