This comprehensive after-school program takes place five days per week for two hours per day at Sandy Springs Charter Middle School. It incorporates academic remediation and enrichment. The program is implemented in collaboration with the Georgia State University Research Foundation and After-School All-Stars Atlanta. The school provides transportation, as 97% percent of the students in the program are economically disadvantaged. Students consistently show an increase in test scores and grades, a decrease in disciplinary infractions and an increase in attendance as a result of participation in this program. This program serves 150 students annually at a cost of $800.00 per student.
After School at North Springs
This high school program incorporates many of the same elements as its middle school counterpart. Operating three afternoons a week, this North Springs Charter High School program offers academic support for one hour followed by enrichment activities, field trips, exposure to college and vocational schools and career opportunities. This program serves 30 students at an annual cost per student of $1250.00.
After School Tutoring Program at Lake Forest Elementary
Volunteer tutors are matched with 4th and 5th grade students to support their targeted reading challenges. The volunteers meet with their students once or twice a week for one hour after school during a 10-week period. During this time frame, volunteers work with the student on individualized, targeted skill practice and instruction to increase reading comprehension and proficiency. This program served 8 students in 2017 at an annual cost per student of $30.00.