Impact since 1987

Our success with parents, students, and educators over the past 35 years has proven that children’s academic performance improves with support from parents. Parent involvement that begins at home must continue at school.

California presence in 36 of 58 counties

National presence in 14 states

Enhanced the education of more than 2.2 million students since its inception

Parents completed programs

Programs delivered in 16 languages.

PIQE’s signature program has been studied by independent reviewers since its inception and the results have been widely published. Click here to learn more.


Measuring effectiveness is essential to our work, our parents and our partners. We continue to measure our program effectiveness by administering and analyzing retrospective survey responses. The surveys provide us valuable information and actionable data to share with schools and districts, to continue learning together and to help build upon our efforts.

Data 2020-21



Family Participation
and Onboarding


Families Completed


One-on-one calls made in
Family’s Home Language

PIQE Unemployment

Data Winter/Spring 2020

In a retrospective survey of 448 parents who completed PIQE’s Winter online classes, all parents gained a stronger understanding and experience of digital platforms and better understanding and experience on how to use technology to access resources for their families and for their children’s education and more. Results are measured in percentage. For extended data analysis, please contact Director of Policy Patty Chavez –

I feel capable of downloading applications and using digital platforms like Zoom.

I know that I can use the platforms to communicate with teachers, doctors, family and friends.

I know the importance to use online platforms to access resources for my children and my family.

I know the need to use online platforms to access educational resources (like homework assignments).

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2019 Data

How well do you know the following concepts and their importance … SAT or ACT College Admission Exams?

How well do you know the following concepts and their importance … Grade Point Average?

How well do you know the importance of STEM for our global economic competition?

How likely are you to enroll your child in STEM programs (i.e. academic, summer, volunteer)?

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2018 Longitudinal Study

A 2018 longitudinal study conducted by San Diego State University found that students whose parents participated in PIQE’s Parent Engagement program graduated from high school at a higher rate and enrolled in college or university at a higher rate than peers with similar backgrounds statewide in California.

High School Graduates

Students whose parents attended PIQE: 96%
California Department of Education: 80%

University & College Enrollments

Students whose parents attended PIQE: 70%
CA Postsecondary Ed. Commission: 40%