The Future City Program currently serves over 40,000 students annually throughout the United States and abroad. The program proudly supports a great number of underserved communities. Students repeatedly report that the program increases their motivation and excitement about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). In addition, students and teachers report a marked improvement in students’ 21st Century skills.
Check out the map below to find out where teams are located throughout the world. If you want to be on this list, make sure you register for the competition.
Future City challenges students to tackle authentic, real-world problems and is accessible to every student, from the exceptional child to the gifted and talented. Female students, minority students, and low-income students from Title I schools all participate at record levels.
In 2015-2016 the Concord Evaluation Group completed an independent evaluation of the program, and documented all of the great learning that was happening throughout the country. Don’t take our word for it, see some of the results below.
of educators reported that their students learned how to use engineering to solve real-world problems.
of students reported that Future City helped them see math and science are important to their future.
can see themselves becoming engineers.
want to keep doing more engineering activities or clubs.
reported that Future City helped them to appreciate all of the engineering that goes into a city.
reported that Future City made them more aware of civics issues like politics and taxes.
of student teams reported that because of Future City, they are comfortable working in a self-directed manner.
said Future City taught them that they could create something on their own - without the direction of an adult.
Percentage of educators and parents who reported improvement in students’ skills.