Research Studies

Research Studies

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Research shows that the size of children’s vocabulary and social skills is directly linked to how they perform in school.  Independent testing by the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST) demonstrates that a significant number of three to six year old children enrolled in FasTracKids® improved their vocabulary and social skills at a rate 100% to 150% times faster than their peers not enrolled in the program. All children in the study improved.  Children who were kindergarten-aged advanced as much as one grade level and some of those students improved up to two grade levels.


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For years, FasTracKids parents, teachers and directors have seen firsthand the impact of FasTracKids programs on children and their academic careers.

“Shaan attended FasTracKids for a year and a half before entering kindergarten this year. At our first parent/teacher meeting, my husband and I were surprised and very pleased to hear that Shaan was not only doing well, but was already prepared to enter 1st grade.”

– Anita, mother of Shaan

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We’ve seen how our children have demonstrated positive leadership behaviors within the classroom, at home and on the playground. This quantitative analysis is what we’ve known and practiced for over a decade.

To learn more about the independent research conducted on FasTracKids, please read the full report.  The study results and parent testimonials can be found below.

FasTracKids Study Results

FasTracKids Parent Observations