Thought Seeds

School Garden Impact Study

Written by
Ciara Byrne
Published on
January 1, 2018

School Gardens Make A Difference

In a comprehensive review of 20 years of literature on the impact of school garden programs in the U.S., 93% of the studies reported improved student performance in science, 80% saw improvement in math and 72% noted improvement in language arts (Williams and Scott Dixon, 2013).

Nevada School Garden Study

In 2015, Dr. Jennifer Pharr at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas conducted a study to understand the impact of Green Our Planet’s outdoor school garden program on students locally. Dr. Pharr found similar results that we have placed in the infographic below.

For more information on the study, click here.

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