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Girls Inc. Tarrant County

  • Girls Inc. Tarrant County
  • 1226 E. Weatherford
  • Fort Worth, TX 76092

Program Description

Girls thrive when they receive messages of aspiration rather than limitation; when they have access to positive role models; and when they receive the resources necessary to overcome challenges.

With the right people, environment, and programming, Girls Inc. girls are empowered to set high expectations and succeed. Girls build confidence and embrace positive decision-making, take charge of their health and well-being, and achieve academic, personal, and career goals. As a result, they will provide themselves and their families with economic opportunity.

Girls in Tarrant County participated in these life-changing programs and experiences because of your support and advocacy in our community. With you in her corner, girls are identifying their unique strengths and building a sense of sisterhood, not competition. With you in her corner, girls are receiving the tools they need to succeed academically and plan for post-secondary education. With you in her corner, girls are making healthy choices, physically, and emotionally.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 1%
  • White: 11%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 45%
  • Other: 6%
  • African American: 35%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 6372
  • Middle School: 4779
  • Elementary School: 11151
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Tarleton State University
  • Tarrant County College District
  • Texas Christian University

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 92%